The “Mexican” and the “Mis-Educated Negro”

  Because African-American News&Issues is a publication that thrives off of reporting and addressing current and historical realities affecting our communities; I chose to highlight issues that are often overlooked in our community, but have existed to weaken our communities as well. Firstly, I have to state that I have absolutely no problem whatsoever with…

Buck Against Bullying Gala

Dear Prospective Ambassador/Donor:: The Artist TEEBO JoinOne Anti-Bullying Organization is a Non-Profit 501( c) (3) Organization Founded in 2012.  With a commitment to promote a sense of self-confidence, individuality and protect those susceptible to insults, harassment, and attacks by their peers through music, dance, sports, theatre arts and education thereby enabling children to live a…

21 Years & Still Going: Behind the Scenes with Shirley Ann and Roy Douglas Malonson, Publishers along with the team of African-American News&Issues

HOUSTON – There is a great African proverb that states, “Every great journey begins with one step.” There is quite possibly no better description for African-American News&Issues, the news periodical that you are currently holding in your hands. The storied journey that I am alluding to sprouted from the minds of Roy Douglas & Shirley…

Worth of the Black Life

[dropcap font=”0″]W[/dropcap].E.B. Dubois stated many years ago that,     “Some day the Awakening will come, when the pent-up vigor of ten million souls shall sweep irresistibly toward the Goal, out of the Valley of the Shadow of Death, where all that makes life worth living–Liberty, Justice, and Right–is marked ?For White People Only?.”  …

Letter From the Editor

Seldom does one get a second chance in life, in a way that offers greater opportunities than that which was once had. I am beginning to believe I am of such makings. I have always enjoyed writing about politics, and I have sampled with writing on “religion”, sports, and entertainment. And then my career, if…