“Amazing grace! How sweet the sound…”

A mazing grace! (how sweet the sound). That sav’d a wretch like me! I once was lost, but now am found, was blind, but...

We MUST Understand: Wright was Right!

A lot of people have criticized the words of Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Jr., who was the former pastor of President Barack Obama. He mentored...

We MUST Understand: “Liberty and Justice For All…” Including US!

Let me first start this editorial off by stating that I do not care what people do in their private lives. Neither am I...

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...