We MUST Understand: Be Proud of Black Heritage!

By Roy Douglas Malonson, Publisher Pride is not always a negative thing. By definition it means: - a dignified sense of what is due to oneself or one’s...

Border Crisis: A Defining Moment of Who We Are as a Nation

When protesters recently blocked buses full of undocumented children from reaching a border patrol processing facility in California, I couldn’t believe my eyes. Chanting unbelievably...

We MUST Understand: Come to Grips with Black History & Break Out of Mental...

By Roy Douglas Malonson, Publisher It was a shock heard around the world when Steve McQueen, director of The movie “12 Years A Slave” said that his...

We MUST Understand: The Cycle Continues…

Obiora Embry, poses a series of questions in his Expanding Horizons Through Creative Expressions, in reference to police brutality. He asks,“Why is it deemed...

A New Beginning

By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson As the holiday season approaches I want to wish all of the residents of the 30th Congressional District a very...

The Ultimate Measures of a Man

As we once again celebrate and commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., perhaps we should dig a little deeper...

We MUST Understand: Let Our Children Lead the Way

By: Roy Douglas Malonson   Whitney Houston once sung a song entitled the, “Greatest Love Of All”. In that song it starts off with the lyrics,   “I believe...

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...

“10 Reasons Why the GOP Would NEVER Nominate an African-American for POTUS”?

Rising from the inner city ‘hoods of Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Ben Carson is the epitome of perseverance and success. One of the world’s most...

“How to Love & Keep Her ‘Fire’ Burning”

By: Mark Anthony Spivey, Sr. You and the love of your life have been married nearly 25 years. All the kids are grown and have...