Living Legend: Dr. L. Natalie Carroll

Obstetrician and gynecologist L. Natalie Carroll was born on January 26, 1950 in Nashville, Tennessee. Her father, Dr. Carl Mark Carroll, was a physician; her mother, Ruth (Carter) Carroll, a librarian. Carroll studied psychology at Lake Forest College, in Lake Forest, Illinois, for three years, then continued her education at Meharry Medical College in Nashville,

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Houston Proud!

By Jermaine Hayter Xavien Howard has become the highest paid player in the NFL. He had a breakout year last year; he was tied for first in the NFL for interceptions. What a proud moment for this native Houstonian. Xavien Howard is a native Houstonian from one of the toughest neighborhoods in Houston,Texas,Fifth Ward. He

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The Truth About Integration Schools – Part IV.

By Roy Douglas Malonson “It’s just like when you’ve got some coffee that’s too Black, which means it’s too strong. What do you do? You integrate it with cream, you make it weak. But if you pour too much cream in it, you won’t even know you ever had coffee. It used to be hot,

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The Split

By TJ Baker Photo credit: Priscilla Graham Photography “Without Favor or Fear” is the journalist creed. So, Mr. Paris Eley, this is especially for you, because you asked that African American News & Issues, print professionally and not bull-sh-t!! African American News & Issues’ readers, I’m going to try my best to unconfuse you in

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SSLW Announce Free and Open to the Public Programs

Fort Bend County & Beyond. Suburban Sugar Land Women & Partners continue celebrating their 30th ServiceVersary by providing free, open to the public, and ongoing programs to infants, children, youth, and adults. Each SSLW dual Member|Partner is committed to provide quarterly projects and donate/secure tax – deductible donations. Proceeds benefit ongoing programs, projects, and scholarships.

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Child Safety Fund to provide crossing guard funding to AISD schools

A number of Aldine ISD elementary schools will once again benefit from the state’s Child Safety Fund, which will provide funding for crossing guards during the 2019-20 school year. In 1991, the Texas Legislature stipulated that the priority of the Child Safety Fund was to fund elementary school crossing guards located within the City of

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THE KINSEY AFRICAN AMERICAN ART & HISTORY COLLECTION – ONE OF THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTIONS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN ART AND HISTORY OUTSIDE THE SMITHSONIAN – COMING THIS FALL TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM, DALLAS

Opening Sept. 21, this groundbreaking exhibition features 150-plus works of art, photos, rare documents and more celebrating the achievements and contributions of black Americans from 1595 to present day DALLAS (June 19, 2019) – The African American Museum, Dallas in Fair Park will present the widely acclaimed exhibition, The Kinsey African American Art & History

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LET FREEDOM RING: ST. PHILIP’S COLLEGE AT THE JUNETEENTH COALITION’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY STATE HOLIDAY EDITION JUNETEENTH PARADE

SAN ANTONIO (June 19, 2019)–––As the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, Juneteenth Freedom Day is considered a special event project on the timeline of an award-winning Alamo Colleges District member college that was originated in 1898 for the daughters of former U.S. slaves. Beyond that college, beyond

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Congressman Al Green Commemorates Juneteenth 2019

(Washington, D.C.) – On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, Congressman Al Green released the following statement to commemorate Juneteenth: “This year marks the 400th anniversary of the first documented arrival of Africans brought to America and forced into chattel slavery. The trajectory of slavery closely paralleled the fight for independence and the foundation of the United

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