Lt. Tammy Alfred, Harris County Precinct 1

1st African-American Female Lieutenant Seeks To Reverse Negative Police Stereotypes & Rebuild Trust With Youth, Community    “Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are...

Guilt-Free: Have Your Chocolate and Eat It Too!

By Ebony S. Muhammad When it comes to health and wellness my philosophy is, “If It’s not safe enough to eat, why put it on...

African-Americans & Lung Cancer

 By Chandra Jarmon Lung Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in one or both lungs that is usually caused from smoking. This disease is...

Black Women Need to Know Values of Breast Feeding

By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues HOUSTON - August is National Breastfeeding Month and health officials are encouraging women to consider the positive health benefits of using the...

Ft. Bend Constable Ruben Davis died

African American News&Issues would like to send our condolences to the family of Mr. Ruben Davis.  He had served as Ft. Bend Constable and...

Letter To The Editor

Dear Editor,   I am writing in response to your article entitled, “Vote NO on HISD Prop 1”, and particularly the mention of my name in...

Ann Lane Petry- 1908-1997

Ann Lane Petry’s literacy talent exposed readers to issues of oppression and prejudice facing female black Americans. She was a distinguished novelist and short story...

Thank God For Nurses

HOUSTON - An anonymous quote stated, “When you’re a nurse, you know that everyday you will touch a life, or a life will touch...

Teacher Appreciation

“Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.” - Sidney Hook National Teacher Appreciation...