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 hard about what my initial message for 2016 would be, my mind went through many suitable topics (Black-on-Black Crime), events (the recent Mayoral election), individuals (Sandra Bland), and issues…

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 many neighborhoods are in decline.Houston can’t afford another career politician. We need a businessman. That’s why I’m supporting Bill King for mayor.  King: Mack, did you know my opponent wants to raise property…

A Christmas to Remember: How Celebrating this Christmas this year Could be a Win/Win for the Black Community

We are approaching that magical time of year when Americans spend money that they do not have in an effort to shower their loved one’s with gifts. As with most things, African-Americans have a peculiar relationship with Christmas. Many within our community not only embrace the occasion, but also take every opportunity to joyously remind…

We MUST Understand: A Time for Actions

There is absolutely no doubt that with the suffering that Black Houstonians have experienced that the problems, issues, and maladies affecting our population are well researched and known by all. Of course, recognizing the problem is merely one part of the problem and actually not of very much use unless it is followed with action.…

Million Man March Louis Farrakhan DC Rally Justice or Else 10/10/15

Minister Louis Farrakhan delivered remarks on civil rights and race relations at the “Justice or Else!” gathering held on the National Mall to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March.   Experts tell us that when people are dealing with an addiction there is no way to help them until they have hit…