I’m gonna make a change, for once in my life; it’s gonna feel real good. Gonna make a difference, gonna make it right . . .” These are a few lyrics sung from the infamous king of Pop, Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror”, the song continues, “I’m starting with the man in the mirror, I’m asking him to change
By: Rebecca S. Jones African-American News&Issues HOUSTON-– Mr. Charles Dawson has become the successful owner of the largest minority owned janitorial and chemical supply company in the state of Texas. However, this entitlement did not come easy. It was achieved through a strong desire and determined volition to go into business for himself. Dawson was born in Houston, Texas. He
By: Anton J. Gunn Have you received a wake-up call yet? For too many of us, it takes a sudden wake-up call — in the form of a major or minor health crisis — to make us realize that we’re not invincible. And tragically, for some, that call comes too late. As Black men, we often don’t talk about our
Joy-Ann Reid (Editor of The Reid Report) The newest parlor game in Washington media and political circles is called: “What’s Jeb Up To?” The sudden rash of TV appearances, the new book, and most notably, the about-face on immigration reform — all raise the irresistible proposition that John Ellis Bush is running for president. Jeb has long worn his ambitions
By Roy Douglas Malonson, Publisher Muhammad Ali once stated that, “Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn’t matter which color does the hating. It’s just plain wrong.” I couldn’t agree with the former Heavyweight Boxing Champion more. Recently, the Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development held its Monthly Business Networking Luncheon. There, the Chairman
By Roy D. Malonson We as African-Americans have the key but we have locked our own selves up; becoming prisoners within our own minds. We possess a great deal of power, not only because of our ancestral history but because of the strength and knowledge that we have acquired down through the years. However, there remain many issues and problems
HOUSTON — Born January 1, 1939 in Booth, Texas is renowned civil rights leader Senfronia Calpernia Thompson. At an early age, Senfronia and her family relocated to Houston where she was reared and raised. After graduating from Washington High School she went on to attend Texas Southern University. It was there that she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in
By Roy Douglas Malonson, Publisher American Sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author and editor, W.E.B. Dubois informed of how, “One is astonished in the study of history at the recurrence of the idea that evil must be forgotten, distorted, skimmed over. We must not remember that Daniel Webster got drunk, but only that he was a splendid constitutional lawyer.
By: Rebecca S. Jones African-American News&Issues HOUSTON– “Dynamite comes in small packages”, is what came to mind after encountering the sweet and endearing presence of the oldest daughter birthed to Rosa Bell and Willie Sanders on April 25, 1929. From a small town in Mexia, Texas, hails retired educator, life-long community activist, humanitarian and above all a devout Christian, Mrs.
Fort Bend County, Texas - Suburban Sugar Land Women celebrate 23 years as a volunteer, non profit, 501C3, tax exempt, incorporated, Fort Bend county, service organization that willingly, cheerfully, and generously provide year – round services and resources from infancy to adulthood since 1989 via five caring and compassionate service programs: Seniors Enrichment; Families Outreach; Infants thru Young Adults Development;