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…

President Barack Obama Sounds Off on Ferguson, First Amendment and Violence

Darwin Campbell, African-American-News&Issues Washington, D.C.– Weighing in on the protests, violence, looting and bad police behavior in Ferguson, Missouri, President Barack Obama made it clear that the tragic shooting death of Michael Brown by a White police officer would be fully investigated and called for calm in the community. Here are the President Obama’s words…

“I’m Not A Whistleblower”- Ron Reynolds Recounts How He is a Victim of Just Doing Job

   By Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Beaumont-When Ron Reynolds came to Beaumont Independent School District, he thought it would be a welcome change from television news. However, he quickly learned that he could not run far from the spotlight, because the BISD was under scrutiny for a number of things relating to district finances and…

Electrical Contractor Indicted for Fraud of Beaumont ISD and City of Port Arthur

Beaumont- A former electrical contractor for the Beaumont Independent School District and the City of Port Arthur has been indicted for fraudulent billing practices and money laundering, according to Beaumont Criminal District Attorney Cory Crenshaw. Calvin Walker, 53, of Beaumont, Texas, was indicted on four felony charges of Securing Execution of a Document by Deception…

Feds Come After “Our Man Downtown”- Price Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in Indictment

Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Dallas- Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price was arrested Friday morning for bribery, tax fraud and mail fraud. Three others also have been named in the 109-page indictment. They are Price’s longtime assistant Dapheny Fain, political consultant Kathy Nealy and business consultant Christian Campbell. All four pleaded not guilty on Friday…

Shooting Raises More Questions About Police Killing Blacks; Protest to Vent Anger and Rage Over The Killing of 93-Year Old Black Women in Hearne

Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues HEARNE-What would prompt a trigger happy, “bully” cop to shoot down and kill a 93-year old grandmother in cold blood? Pearlie Golden was a sweet woman known to most people of this predominantly black community as “Miss Sully.” Now she is dead. WHY? New Black Panther Nation and New Black Muslims…

New Mystery Video Raises Powerful Questions about Police Killing, Unnecessary, Excessive Force During Mental Health Patient Emergencies

Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues HOUSTON- A shocking secret video was revealed showing full details and audio of a Fort Bend County Sheriff Deputy shooting and killing Michael Garrett Blair – a mental health patient back in November 2013. Surrounded by five U.S. Marshals, a dozen Houston Police officers and four policemen watching on horseback, Activist…