ARE WE LAB RATS, POLITICAL PAWNS… OR BOTH?

By: Darwin Campbell Low-Income and Poor Trapped by Houston’s Affordable Housing Dilemma HOUSTON - All low-income residents and poor families desire is a good place to...

Dr. Terence Fontaine

HOUSTON - Terence Fontaine was born and raised in Third Ward until his parents relocated to Meyerland in 1970. Sam and Beverlye Fontaine, along...

The Inauguration of Sylvester Turner

HOUSTON (Jan 4, 2015) - The Inauguration of Sylvester Turner, Houston's new Mayor, with new Council Members, and Controller was held today at Jones...

The Stuffed Baked Potatoe Factory: Michael “Moe” Moore

HOUSTON - “I had to make my own living and my own opportunity! … Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come....

Attack on Racism in Waller County

HEMPSTEAD - Recently, the Waller County Sheriff sat down for an exclusive interview with African-American News & Issues. At the top of the interview,...

Booker T. Washington H.S. engineering students bring clean water and electricity to Zimbabwe

Students from Booker T. Washington High School raise money to work on a joint project with students in Karoi, Zimbabwe to provide better access...

BPCCA 16th Annual Heritage Day Rodeo

Black Professional Cowboys & Cowgirls Association By: Erica Ponder Black CowboysAre an Important Part of Our Past, Present & Future. We Strive to Keep the Legend Alive...

Harris County Commissioner El Franco Lee dies of heart attack

  African-American News&Issues regretfully announces the passing of Harris County Commissioner El Franco Lee at Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital. Lee, a native Houstonian raised in...

Gearing to Make a Change in the Community

Black Business #SupportWhomSupportsYou Black Buying Power -- #BuyBlack #LoveBlack #GiveBlack BY: JAMES JONES III, PhD The American labor movement serves as the foundation for the economic...

Janette Lemmon Cosley

Director of The Ensemble Theatre Janette L. Cosley, a native Houstonian, has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Keuka College in New York....