ARE WE LAB RATS, POLITICAL PAWNS… OR BOTH?

By: Darwin Campbell Low-Income and Poor Trapped by Houston’s Affordable Housing Dilemma HOUSTON – All low-income residents and poor families desire is a good place to call home, a safe environment to work and raise children and great schools to educate and provide viable opportunities for their children. THE ISSUE However, a giant tug-of-war is…

Houston Chronicle Editorial Not Telling Whole Truth on Low Income Families “Move to Opportunity”

“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.” Frederick Douglass “Pie in the Sky” Approach Risks Gutting Inner City Neighborhoods of Gems -Its Families…

The People’s Paper

Until the lion has his or her own storyteller, the hunter will always have the best part of the story. (African Proverb) While thinking long and hard about what my initial message for 2016 would be, my mind went through many suitable topics (Black-on-Black Crime), events (the recent Mayoral election), individuals (Sandra Bland), and issues…

When Political Satire is No Longer Funny: The Houston Chronicle Makes a Major Error

Although I am unsure how the recent political cartoon run in The Houston Chronicle should be termed, however, one thing is certain, the decision-makers for that periodical are glaringly absent in myriad ways — judgment, cultural sensitivity, historical literacy, and the list goes on and on, and on and on. I must applaud the vigilance…