I got it – Sense Ain’t Common!

Samuel Taylor Coleridge once said that, “Common sense is an uncommon degree in what the world calls wisdom.” I agree with him in this...

Blame it on Me!

African-American News&Issues has been and is a publication that has existed for 21 years, which serves to address and highlight both current and historical...

There is No Place Like Home

Like a high wire circus act, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is walking a tight rope with a small safety net on the issue of...

Why Must We Fight Those We Fought For?

Thomas Sowell once made reference to a thought that is very true in nature to me. In it he suggested that, “No one will...

Yes Black Lives Matter – So Stop Killing Each Other!

Here lately, there has been much controversy and talk in the media and various other outlets regarding the, “Black Lives Matters” movement. I must...

They Stole Our Music, Why Not Steal a Speech?

Webster’s Dictionary defines the term, “steal” in three different ways. “To take (something that does not belong to you) in a way that is...

Success without a Successor is Failure

Throughout the years I have echoed the fact that, “Success without a successor is failure.” Since the ages of time men and women of...

Walk A Mile In Our Shoes

The late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., once said that, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” And I couldn’t agree with the...

They Call It Independence Day But WE Are Still Not Free!

The words, “independence” and “liberty” are two words that come to mind when thinking on the national holiday that people around this country will...

A Sin and a Shame: Forgetting Where You Come From

It never ceases to amaze me the amount of time, energy, effort, support and money that many members of our communities will utilize to...