Ms. Karen Jackson

Sisters Network Inc. – National African-American Breast Cancer Survivorship Organization – CEO & Founder THIRD WARD – It has been said, “When you fear your struggles, your struggles consume you. When you face your struggles, you overcome them.” Some people have been blessed to be the epitome of the thought that this sentiment exemplifies. Such…

Muhammad Ali dies at age 74

Muhammad Ali dies at age 74 American professional boxer, generally regarded as the most significant heavyweight in the history of the sport. Early in his career, Ali was known for being an inspiring, controversial and polarizing figure both inside and outside the boxing ring. He is known as one of the most recognized sports figures…

Urban City Investment, LLC

HOUSTON – Recently, African-American News & Issues was privileged to interview, Ms. Felicia Williams. She is the second to the youngest of ten siblings and hails from Houston’s, Third Ward community. As a result of her rearing and primary background in business, it is no wonder that Williams has become a thriving, successful entrepreneur. Her…

50 Shades of Single

Houston – Many people are simply not getting married anymore. “This is the first time in history where there are more single people than married people,” expressed by Rev. Keion D. Henderson, who is the pastor of The Lighthouse Church. Pastor Henderson is originally from Gary, Indiana, and was called to the ministry in 1995…

On This Memorial Day…

BY: DR. JAMES THOMAS JONES, III In a long forgotten essay, Carter G. Woodson the founder of what has become Black History Month asked a very significant question to readers of “Why not destroy the Negro if he has not contributed anything to American society?” The point of Woodson’s piercing question is relatively simple to understand,…