Dissension in Our Ranks: The Case of Gay Black Males

The great comedian Chris Rock once stated that there was a Civil War occurring in Black America between “Black folk and Niggas” and the...

“Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness”

 The flag of the United States of America... Generally summed up the US flag is a direct representation of the very meaning of ,...

We MUST Understand: The Cycle Continues…

Obiora Embry, poses a series of questions in his Expanding Horizons Through Creative Expressions, in reference to police brutality. He asks,“Why is it deemed...

Juneteenth: What has Happened in the Past is Still Happening now!

Because African-American News & Issues is a publication that thrives off of reporting both current and historical realities that affect our communities, I have...

We MUST Understand: Be Responsible

In Elements of Your Life one writer makes reference to a very true thought that I wholeheartedly agree with. “Everything you do is...

We MUST Understand: We Have to Protect Our History!

There is a serious history of what we have done as African-Americans as far as building the structure of these United States. Just about...

We MUST Understand: Memorial Park – In Memory of Our Black Soldiers

African-American men and women have always been an integral part in American history. While I often talk and write about the grave price that...

We MUST Understand: No Pain, No Gain

Whitney Houston sung a song that people all over the world fell in love with some decades ago before her passing. “I believe that...

We MUST Understand: Common Sense

Maya Angelou, a great author and poet from the Black community came to the conclusion of a thought that I must admit, I absolutely...

We MUST Understand: What Happened to Respect

Carter’s Laws for Civility composed by Stephen Carter states that, “We must express ourselves in ways that demonstrate our respect for others.” I agree...