The Need for Community Policing

 By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson [dropcap font=”0″]T[/dropcap]he unnecessary barriers between police departments and minority communities in our country are growing at alarming rates.  Consequently, some neighborhoods endure constant tensions that threaten their stability, their safety and their humanity. The societal conditions that result in minority youth being shot dead by law enforcement officers on the…

A Celebration of Family, Community & Culture

[dropcap font=”0″]K[/dropcap]wanzaa is a week long holiday honoring the culture and traditions of people of African origin. Falling bewteen December 26th and January 1st of the new year, it is celebrated by people from a range of African countries and their descendants. Kwanzaa consists of a week of celebrations, which ends with a feast and…

A Celebration of Family, Community & Culture

[dropcap font=”0″]K[/dropcap]wanzaa is a week long holiday honoring the culture and traditions of people of African origin. Falling bewteen December 26th and January 1st of the new year, it is celebrated by people from a range of African countries and their descendants. Kwanzaa consists of a week of celebrations, which ends with a feast and…

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…

Democratic Primary Political Forum

With the March Primary just over the horizon, Democratic candidates have one more opportunity to make decisions about your democracy, community and future. The Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development Inc. and African-American News&Issues is sponsoring a political forum on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Beulah Ann Shepherd building at 6112 Wheatley…