Fight to Save Bricks Moves into High Gear at City Hall

Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Houston- The Freedmen’s Town Coalition is petitioning the City of Houston to use preservative rather than restorative methods when revamping historic Andrews and Wilson Streets in Freedman’s Town/Fourth Ward. To freedom fighters working on the issues, nothing is more important than saving Black history and the group means business when it…

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…

Commissioner Mike Williams names Beaumont ISD Board of Managers

Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Austin- Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today announced his appointments to a seven-member board of managers for the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD).  The board will be sworn in at a special called meeting July 21. The board of managers will be responsible for overseeing the management of the BISD, including…

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…