The “Mexican” and the “Mis-Educated Negro”

  Because African-American News&Issues is a publication that thrives off of reporting and addressing current and historical realities affecting our communities; I chose to highlight...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

Democrat or Republican? You Decide!

Not too long ago, I wrote about having to fight those who you fought for. This has just become a cycle within the United...

There is Greatness in Your DNA

By: Abdur Rahiim al-Matiin Oh you Descendants of African Slaves. Don’t despair or lose hope, though the road may be rough. “It’s always darkest before...