21 Years & Still Going: Behind the Scenes with Shirley Ann and Roy Douglas Malonson, Publishers along with the team of African-American News&Issues

HOUSTON – There is a great African proverb that states, “Every great journey begins with one step.” There is quite possibly no better description for African-American News&Issues, the news periodical that you are currently holding in your hands. The storied journey that I am alluding to sprouted from the minds of Roy Douglas & Shirley…

Gettin’ into the Groove!

Groove Phi Groove: It’s a catchy and “groovy” name, but what is it? For those who don’t know, Groove Phi Groove is a non-profit organization that is centered on the ideology of “fellowship” and the strength thereof. Their mission is to perpetuate the “Fellowship’s” purposes. The National Office encourages affiliate chapters to participate in and…

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 Kashmere Gardens, served as the Commissioner of Harris County’s Precinct One. As a life-time Houstonian it is only natural that Lee would have earned his Bachelor of Science from…