A Year After Ferguson: Where is Black Leaders Political Plan?

Most agree that a full calendar year is sufficient time to evaluate political matters. It is with this thought in my mind that I...

We MUST Understand:What About Us?

As a native Houstonian, I have watched so many Houston Mayoral races that have largely occurred without any of the candidates taking a moment...

“Amazing grace! How sweet the sound…”

A mazing grace! (how sweet the sound). That sav’d a wretch like me! I once was lost, but now am found, was blind, but...

Where in Hell is Waller County’s Negro Leadership?

I have never been one to have my tongue bridled because others may deem what I have to say is inappropriate, so it does...

We MUST Understand: Wright was Right!

A lot of people have criticized the words of Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Jr., who was the former pastor of President Barack Obama. He mentored...

We MUST Understand: “Liberty and Justice For All…” Including US!

Let me first start this editorial off by stating that I do not care what people do in their private lives. Neither am I...

Dissension in Our Ranks: The Case of Gay Black Males

The great comedian Chris Rock once stated that there was a Civil War occurring in Black America between “Black folk and Niggas” and the...

“Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness”

 The flag of the United States of America... Generally summed up the US flag is a direct representation of the very meaning of ,...

We MUST Understand: The Cycle Continues…

Obiora Embry, poses a series of questions in his Expanding Horizons Through Creative Expressions, in reference to police brutality. He asks,“Why is it deemed...

Juneteenth: What has Happened in the Past is Still Happening now!

Because African-American News & Issues is a publication that thrives off of reporting both current and historical realities that affect our communities, I have...