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Juneteenth: What has Happened in the Past is Still Happening now!

Because African-American News & Issues is a publication that thrives off of reporting both current and historical realities that affect our communities, I have...

We MUST Understand: Be Responsible

In Elements of Your Life one writer makes reference to a very true thought that I wholeheartedly agree with. “Everything you do is...

We MUST Understand: We Have to Protect Our History!

There is a serious history of what we have done as African-Americans as far as building the structure of these United States. Just about...

We MUST Understand: Memorial Park – In Memory of Our Black Soldiers

African-American men and women have always been an integral part in American history. While I often talk and write about the grave price that...

We MUST Understand: No Pain, No Gain

Whitney Houston sung a song that people all over the world fell in love with some decades ago before her passing. “I believe that...

We MUST Understand: What Happened to Respect

Carter’s Laws for Civility composed by Stephen Carter states that, “We must express ourselves in ways that demonstrate our respect for others.” I agree...

We MUST Understand: Everybody Black ain’t Black!

We MUST Understand that every Black person that grows up right in the community, goes to school amongst other African-Americans and some even in...

We MUST Understand: We Should Pick Our Leaders!

John Quincy Adams, once shared, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” I...

We MUST Understand: It is Time for Our Black Leaders to STAND UP!

“Whatever your life's work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn...

We MUST Understand: We Will Exist Until Justice Levels

Tim Wise stated some years ago that, “Standing still is never an option so long as inequities remain embedded in the very fabric of...