How Dick Gregory Made Me a Better Person

I had the joy and pleasure of knowing Dick Gregory both as a journalist and as a friend. One of the greatest benefits of being...

Racist Hatred Runs Deep

Nearly fifty years ago, one of the greatest Civil Rights leaders of our time was assassinated. Prior to the late Dr. Martin Luther King’s...

Playing Devil’s Advocate on Monuments & History

It was the late Maya Angelou who said, “History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be...

What if Donald Trump was Black?

Author Richelle E. Goodrich made a quote in regards to leadership that I wholeheartedly believe is true. She said, “The sign of a good...

Are You Offended?

Some Folks Take Ignorance and Stupidity to New Heights In this day in age, anyone can be offended by anything, but being “offended” is being...

Why Don’t Blacks Support Black-Owned Businesses?

Carter G. Woodson once said, “At this moment, then, the Negroes must begin to do the very thing which they have been taught that they...

Before I Lay It Down: “Crossing the Burning Sands at Your Own Risk”…...

If you’ve never been on a college campus or known someone who has,  the likelihood of you knowing what fraternities and sororities are do...

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....

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...