Paul Quinn College: “New Urban College Model”

President Michael Sorrell announced that beginning in the fall of 2015, the school would be adopting a new student financial structure that will result in the average on-campus student graduating with less than $10,000 of student loan debt and four years of real world work experience. This innovative educational structure, dubbed the “New Urban College…

Back to the Basics with Men: Knowing Where you Come From (Part 2)

By Rebecca S. Jones Masculinity and endurance are two traits that have always been found within the Black male race. The muscles, endurance and ingenuity that Black men possesses were used by European descendants to build these United States of America into the country that it has become. Howbeit, these distinctive attributes even date back…

Pastor Andre Lee

By: Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – African-American News&Issues presents Pastor Andre Lee of the Full Gospel Holy Temple Ministry as our religion profile of the week. Lee is a native Houstonian reared in the South Park and Fifth Ward areas of the city. He was raised and nurtured by a loving and caring mother, Patricia…

Pastor Andre Lee

By: Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – African-American News&Issues presents Pastor Andre Lee of the Full Gospel Holy Temple Ministry as our religion profile of the week. Lee is a native Houstonian reared in the South Park and Fifth Ward areas of the city. He was raised and nurtured by a loving and caring mother, Patricia…

Religion Profile: Pastor Lloyd Giles of House of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church

By: Rebecca Jones/Photo Credit: Chandra Jarmon HOUSTON – African-American News&Issues presents Pastor Lloyd Giles of the House of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church as our religion profile of the week. Born in a small town known as Keachi along the region of Shreveport, Louisiana is Lloyd Giles. His parents relocated to the Acres Homes community in…

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its annual snapshot of the three nationally reported sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. The data from the 2013 STD Surveillance Report show that STDs continue to pose a risk of life-long health consequences for millions of Americans.  Key findings include: Chlamydia for a…