Black Male Entrepreneurs Deserve Full Respect & Support

“We want to grow and expand our business and teach others about opportunities in entrepreneurship over selling drugs.” - 20-year old Black Entrepreneur Marlin Gipson   What on Earth does a Black man have to do to...

Mexicans are Taking over Black Communities

African-American civil rights leader, Roger Wilkins once exclaimed that, “in the days of segregation when Blacks were limited to certain neighborhoods, you could look around the Black community and identify who the leaders were.”...

Will You Second that E-Motion?

Blacks Need to Recommit to Second Amendment   Ida B. Wells, the famed Black  journalist and anti-lynching crusader, wrote this in 1892.: “A Winchester rifle should have a place of honor in every Black  home, and...

A Life Well Lived

“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” ~ Voltaire Over the weekend, I went to the homegoing service for my cousin Bakari Jaward...

What if Donald Trump was Black?

Author Richelle E. Goodrich made a quote in regards to leadership that I wholeheartedly believe is true. She said, “The sign of a good leader is easy to recognize, though it is hardly ever...

Are You Offended?

Some Folks Take Ignorance and Stupidity to New Heights In this day in age, anyone can be offended by anything, but being “offended” is being taken to levels of ignorance and stupidity that no even...

Houston Must Not Become “Gotham City”-Town Needs An Enema to Flush Out Crime

Houston may be a welcoming city, but one thing the city has opened its doors to in the process is a rash of violent crimes being committed against law-abiding citizens. On June 14, 10-month-old Messiah...

What is Black?

In our society, there is much controversy surrounding what is considered Black? We now live in a society where there are many biracial individuals, and the question still remains “What is considered Black? Just...

A Total Disgrace

It is not often that I challenge the faithful and loyal readers of African-American News&Issues at an attempt to prove a point to our audience. However in this case, I have chosen to make...

Sometimes We Are “Lynched” By Our Own Black Hands

Earlier this month, political commentator Lisa Durden gave a fiery interview with Tucker Carlson on Fox News, defending a Black Lives Matter chapter’s decision to host a Memorial Day event exclusively for black people. Durden, who was...