Increase Access to Banking Services & Small Business Capital

AUSTIN - State Representative Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) filed three more bills as part of his “Opportunity Agenda.” The bills would address two longstanding issues...

Dr. Ben Carson – Poster Child for the Mis-Educated Negro

Carter G. Woodson said in his book, “The Mis-Education of the Negro” that “No people can go forward when the majority of those who...

“Throw The Tomatoes and Pull out The Hook!!!”

It appears that the news from Donald Trump White House comes to us daily in the form of a Court Jester - Sean Spicer...

Protect Civil Rights & Voting Rights or Risk Losing Voice & Democracy

AUSTIN-Like a wise old philosopher, former President Bill Clinton made his appeal for a nation to choose healing and unity over the partisan politics...

Mayor, Council Pay Raises Go To Voters: Serious Public Evaluations Needed Before Approval

By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues DALLAS-Giving voters and opportunity to decide on raises for city council is perhaps the best decision the Dallas City...

CAN’T TRUST IT: HOW RICK PERRY’S ACTIONS CONTRADICT HIS WORDS

I have found that explaining why more African-Americans are not card carrying members of the Republican Party to be one of the most difficult...

DOJ to investigate Texas’ Truancy Laws

Austin - Senator Rodney Ellis (D-Houston) sent a letter to United States Attorney General Eric Holder requesting that the Department of Justice (DOJ) begin...

Ben Carson

I must admit that it is not everyday that one receives correspondence from an individual who is seeking to be this nation’s next President....

Zena Stephens “First African-American” Woman Sheriff in Texas

By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Sheriff-Elect Topples Another Historic Political Domino and Blazes Trail for Blacks and Women “Change will not come if we wait for...

Civil Rights Elders: Black Men and Women Commitments to Struggle Based on Heart and...

AUSTIN-Civil Rights elders Georgia Congressman John Lewis, former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond and Former Congressman and U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young  shared their recollections of...