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...

We MUST Understand: Everybody Black ain’t Black!

We MUST Understand that every Black person that grows up right in the community, goes to school amongst other African-Americans and some even in...

We MUST Understand: We Should Pick Our Leaders!

John Quincy Adams, once shared, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” I...

We MUST Understand: This Goes Out to All the “Black Turtles” on the...

By Roy Douglas Malonson, Publisher There is an age old tale told by an old, tough Texas rancher talking politics with a young man from the city....