“When Women Can’t Get Along…”

In 1920, women who fought for suffrage (the right to vote) finally obtained it. Remember, former slaves freed by the Emancipation Proclamation in 1865...

‘Stop Talking Loud & Saying Nothing’

Rarely does a day go by that I am not frustrated by my people’s failure to recognize the correct path to political and economic...

Why Do you Continue to Beg Whites for Recognition?

One of the most puzzling things that seemingly happen every year is that some White Awards show refuses to honor African-American actors, actresses, directors,...

Is it Time to Refashion MLK Day?

It has occurred to me that we have fallen into a routine in regards to Martin Luther King Jr., Day. For far too many...

A SIMPLE CASE OF ‘WHITE FOLK BEING WHITE’

There is a saying that African-Americans use when they come across an unbelievable situation involving whites. These moments only occur when some White person...

The People’s Paper

Until the lion has his or her own storyteller, the hunter will always have the best part of the story. (African Proverb) While thinking long and...

Keep on Keepin on

As I pen my final editorial of 2015, I am truly amazed at what this year has wrought in not only my personal life,...

We Must Understand: I Guess a Win is a Win!

Let me first say congratulations to Houston’s next Mayor, Sylvester Turner, and all of those who worked on his brilliant campaign. Your hard-work and...

Ben Carson

I must admit that it is not everyday that one receives correspondence from an individual who is seeking to be this nation’s next President....

Is it Time for Black Houstonians to Take ‘Matress Mack’ to the Rug?

Mack: I love Houston. I owe everything to this great city, but I’m very concerned about Houston’s future. Politicians have spent way too much money, and...