A Year After Ferguson: Where is Black Leaders Political Plan?

Most agree that a full calendar year is sufficient time to evaluate political matters. It is with this thought in my mind that I began to examine what has the expiration of one year after Officer Darren Wilson murdered Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on August 9, 2014, revealed about the African-American community’s political program…

Are Black Folks Living in a Police State?

[dropcap color=”#000000″ font=”1″]I[/dropcap] was almost astonished when I read an article by a White evangelical theologian entitled, “Is America Becoming a Police State?” My astonishment was due to the fact that this is a question that I have been asking myself for years considering the ill-treatment and abuse of power and authority that members of…

Nothing Has Changed: What’s Next For Post-Ferguson America? (Part 1)

We MUST Understand By Roy Douglas Malonson, Chairman Witnessing the recent events surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, we seriously must ask ourselves the question: Has anything really changed in America for the Black community when it comes to justice? If we would be honest, we all would have to say emphatically “No!” or…

CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE: Power of Protest Still The Strongest Voice of the Masses

By: Darwin Cambell, African-American News&Issues “An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law”  – Martin Luther King Jr. Civil Disobedience is…

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…