Black Cowboys in Texas

  There are not too many professions, sports, activities or the likes that exist in the United States today that African-Americans did not contribute to...

Before I lay it down: “I Never Knew the Declaration of Independence Had an...

By: Mark Spivey, M.Ed. I’ve been gone a while from the editorial landscape; still smoldering from the election results of November 2016.  I must admit...

We MUST Understand: Ok President Trump! Blame It On Me!!!

By: Roy Douglas Malonson “The garden was blessed by the Gods of me and you… We headed west for to find ourselves some truth, What...

WE Need to Get Our Act Together! 

I often place emphasis on the fact that there is just something about this Blackness that is seriously misunderstood. There has been a national...

But… He is Still the President!

Richard Nixon, the 37th President of the United States of America, once made a statement that I just can’t say that I agree with....

Solving our Flooding Problem

By Mayor Sylvester Turner It’s a brand new year and there is a whole new list of things to get done at Houston City Hall. ...

Be Careful What You Ask For… President Trump

            President Lyndon B. Johnson, the 36th leader of this country once made reference to a thought that is very true in nature. In...

Now WE Are About to Lose the Black Church!

It is because African-American News&Issues is a publication that has thrived for over 20 years as a platform that highlights and addresses both current...

State Rep. Johnson’s Agenda for District 139

By State Rep. Jarvis Johnson Jarvis Johnson was sworn in surrounded by family and friends January 10 to succeed Mayor Sylvester Turner as House District...

Understanding the Law: Will Contest

When a person passes away, with a will, the first order of business is to probate the will in probate court in order to...