More Than a Simple Game of Tug-of-War:

 How Individualism Guarantees African-Americans Will Continue to Lose in The Game During a recent attempt to explain to my students the benefits of collectivism in what has always been a highly competitive battle among racial/ethnic groups for politico economic power, I became frustrated by my African-American students’ insistence that they should be able to spend…

More Than a Simple Game of Tug-of-War:

 How Individualism Guarantees African-Americans Will Continue to Lose in The Game During a recent attempt to explain to my students the benefits of collectivism in what has always been a highly competitive battle among racial/ethnic groups for politico economic power, I became frustrated by my African-American students’ insistence that they should be able to spend…

A Neighborhood Is Not A Community:

The Primary Reason That The Black Community Continues to Fail at The Game of Life During a recent presentation that I delivered at the 30th Anniversary of The Texas Association of Black School Educators (T.A.B.S.E.) regarding confronting the “Cool Pose,” a Richard Majors construct that charges that African-American males envelope themselves in a nearly impenetrable…

A Neighborhood Is Not A Community:

The Primary Reason That The Black Community Continues to Fail at The Game of Life During a recent presentation that I delivered at the 30th Anniversary of The Texas Association of Black School Educators (T.A.B.S.E.) regarding confronting the “Cool Pose,” a Richard Majors construct that charges that African-American males envelope themselves in a nearly impenetrable…

Op-Ed Opinion -The Buck Stops Where?

By Loretta Brock  Fb -The People Hold The Purse Dr. Terry Grier, Superintendent of Houston Independent School District, so eloquently expressed in his interview published in African American News July 20, 2014, has given us many of his truths upon which we can have a fact based conversation concerning the education of minority children in…

Diabetes: African-Americans Must Take This Health Thief Seriously

Story by: Darwin Campbell,African-American News&Issues HOUSTON-It is one of the most prevalent, yet ignored serious medical conditions facing African-American today. Houston Family Physician Dr. Demetris A. Green has made educating African-Americans about the disease one of his top priorities. “As African-Americans. We must be motivated to get screening done to make sure you are healthy,”…

“Understanding Truth Nuggets from the Mouth of A Fool” – Where Can it Go From Here Part 2

By Roy Douglas Malonson, Publisher L.A Clippers Owner Donald Sterling racist rants may have turned heads across America, but inside his latest interview about race, there is perhaps one small nugget of truth. During his latest interview, Sterling said. “That’s one problem I have. Jews, when they get successful, they will help their people, and some of…