State of Voting Rights Threatens To Turn Back Clock on Your Basic Freedom and...

“The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the walls which imprison men because they...

We Are Our Brothers’ and Sisters’ Keeper: Executive Clemency And Sentence Commutation Is Simple...

By Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee TX 18th Dist. Last August, at the direction of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, the Justice Department launched the “Smart on...

President Barack Obama keynotes National Action Network’s 16th Annual Convention

President Barack Obama,  President of  The United States Now, the last time I was here was three years ago, and a few things have changed since then.  I...

Acres Home Senator Calls for Investigation of Secret Sex Offender Facility Contract

HOUSTON- State Senator John Whitmire (D-Houston) is calling for an investigation of the proposal to build a secret facility to house sexually violent  predators...

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...

Jackson Warns Conservatives Seek to Undo Legacy of President Johnson

AUSTIN-America faces a new kind of “Civil War” based on a battle over ideology of the Civil Rights Act and “Great Society” legislation of...

Congressional Hearing ~ Human Trafficking

HOUSTON- Recently, the Rod Paige Education Building Auditorium played host to the official House Congressional Homeland Security committee field hearing “Combating Human Trafficking in...

The Obamas Visit Texas: Whirlwind Tour Includes Fort Hood, Houston & the Historic Civil...

Cover Story & Inside Photo Credit: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues AUSTIN- The real question is not what America accomplished in the battle for civil rights over...

Photos: President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arriving in Texas

On Wednesday, April 9, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama were welcomed to Houston as Air Force One touched down at Bush...

President Challenges Americans to Protect and Preserve Civil Rights Legacy for Future Generations

By Darwin Campbell, African-American News and Issues "Well, What the Hell's the Presidency For?" - Lyndon B. Johnson AUSTIN-The real question is not what America accomplished...