“10 Reasons Why the GOP Would NEVER Nominate an African-American for POTUS”?

Rising from the inner city ‘hoods of Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Ben Carson is the epitome of perseverance and success. One of the world’s most gifted neurosurgeons, Dr. Carson is highly decorated, earning over 50 honorary doctorate degrees as well as sitting on the boards of business and educational institutions. His poor up-bringing and a hard-working,…

CAN’T TRUST IT: HOW RICK PERRY’S ACTIONS CONTRADICT HIS WORDS

I have found that explaining why more African-Americans are not card carrying members of the Republican Party to be one of the most difficult things I am called upon to explain. To the logical mind, it seems that the two are a perfect match. The Republican Party’s message of socially responsible individualism, hard work, and…

Community Group Raises Complaints about Public Trust and Integrity of HISD, Superintendent

                                                                                                                                                                       By Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Houston– A community activist group is taking the concerns about HISD and public trust to the next level. Activists want answers to pressing questions and issues regarding whether Dr. Terry Grier and the Houston Independent School District violated the public trust impacting the education of African-American and other poor…

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Speaks on “Thoughtfulness in the Midst of Crisis”

By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Dallas- We are in the midst of a humanitarian crisis that has left more than 52,000 children, many without their parents, in limbo at America’s borders. Texas, along with other southwestern border states, has experienced an influx of undocumented immigrants. It is during these times that we all must exercise…

STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA ON IMMIGRATION

 *Footnote: With many mainstream media organizations not respecting President Barack Obama and his statements on the immigration issue, African-American News&Issues is publishing the statements in their entirety so the American Public can read the president’s actual comments without the filters of biased media.   Dallas, Texas –    THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, everybody.  I just had a good…