Lasting Words Live Forever

Legendary Herb Kent Passes; Life Leaves Immortal Example “We needed a black talk-radio station, because they got into all kinds of things. Race riots, racism, food stamps, poverty, civil rights — from a black point of view, which we never had before. Just absolutely phenomenal. Because the white radio stations never gave us that much…

Understanding the Law: Felons Right to Vote

Convicted felons face several challenges such as finding suitable employment, a place to live, or the overall burden of being labeled a convicted felon for the rest of their lives. With all the recent controversy flooding the media concerning police shootings, the state of minority communities in America, an ineffective justice system and the upcoming…

Does Houston Need a H.E.R.O.?

There is little debate that one of the most divisive issues in African-American life surrounds the issue of homo-sexuality. Put simply, it has not only served as a divisive issue within the race, but also exposed many of the most prominent inconsistencies and hypocrisies within the Black community. Undoubtedly, the logic behind the vast majority…

Commemorating ‘Bloody Sunday’:

How Bi-Partisanship will Undoubtedly Mar an Honorable Moment On the cusp of the 50th Anniversary of the recently popularized ‘Bloody Sunday’ a ‘who’s who’ of American politics plans to descend upon Selma, Alabama. They plan to commemorate the day that African-American Civil Rights activists were beaten Alabama law enforcement officers as they attempted to cross…

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Relates and Preaches Accountability on Ferguson Watch

Editor’s Note: The following are remarks the Attorney General made in his official visit to Ferguson Missouri. His comments are enclosed so that African-American News&Issues readers will get the gist of how this African-American leader is handling the situation without news media filters and opinions. Remarks to Students at Florissant Community College Ferguson- “The eyes…

The Call for “Great Awakening”: Bishop Warns a Titanic “Cruise ship” Mindset is Sinking Our Future and Destroying the Race

Cover Story & Inside Photos By: Darwin Campbell,  African-American News&Issues HOUSTON-Like the prophets Jeremiah, Ezekiel and Daniel and John the Baptist,  Bishop James Dixon spoke as one crying in the wilderness to a people lost and wandering as sheep without a shepherd. “We are a family and today the Black community must be clear about…