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New Public Safety Chiefs Understand Houston’s Diversity

By: Mayor Sylvester Turner In 2017, our Houston police and fire departments will be under new leadership.  Art Acevedo of Austin is assuming the position...

Before I lay it down: “They Fired the Wrong Damn Coach”.

I’ve been a girl’s head basketball coach for 11 out of my 13 years of teaching. It's not easy coaching girls. You gotta put...

The Destruction of Our Neighborhoods

In the last editorial I talked about one of the elements that lead to the destruction of our communities. Although there are many that...

Happy Thanksgiving

“...It has seemed to me fit and proper that they should be solemnly, reverently and gratefully acknowledged as with one heart and one voice...

The Destruction of Our Neighborhoods Part 1

I often say that History is just what the words say, “His-tory”. The African-American history that many have come to know is not necessarily the...

Election 2016 Demonstrates Power of “We the People”

On the night of December 16, 1773, Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty boarded three ships in the Boston harbor and threw 342...

“Strange White Fruit”

It’s not often when you get a chance to sit back and watch white people attempt to destroy each other  publically for nearly an...

Before I lay it down: “My Letter to America”…

Dear America, It puzzles me how the Trump camp wants to “Make America Great Again" when the Republican Party has no unity within its ranks...

The Misuse of HISD’s Robin Hood Tactics – PROP 1

African-American News&Issues has always stood for the principle that education is the key to unlocking a bright future for every child, no matter the...

Before You Vote, Understand Prop 1!

It’s Now or Never Please Vote AGAINST HISD Proposition 1! They say it’s about purchasing attendance credits. That’s a lie! Don’t be fooled. Proposition...