We MUST Understand: The Truth About Respect

By Roy Douglas Malonson, Publisher Respect is a very powerful word. In todays world, the calls for respect is important and is the latest trend in American society.  Environmentalists want us to respect nature, foes of abortion and capital punishment insist on respect for human life, people demand respect for those being discriminated against because of their…

The Insult Continues: Houston Astros Offer To Send Black “Pinch Hitter” to Meeting Instead of Astros Owner Jim Crane

Is Jim Crane’s Team Listening? The Insult Continues: Houston Astros Offer To Send Black “Pinch Hitter” to Meeting Instead of Astros Owner Jim Crane   Darwin Campbell, Sports Editor, African-American News and Issues HOUSTON-When Houston Astros Owner and businessman Jim Crane ushered in a new era of Astros baseball, some of his main community goals he listed were…

Houston Astros- It’s All About Respect!!

The access and credentialing to the true Black Press at Minute Maid Park has become an issue of genuine respect. After the African-American News and Issues made a recent request for simple credentials to cover the Houston Astros, a vice president in the media office has unleashed a scathing e-mail to the African-American News and…