A 25 Year Journey to Meet a Man I Already Knew

Photo credit: SundiataAcoli.org By Kofi Taharka-Special to Black Guerrilla Media (BGM) I woke up at 5:00am on a summer morning July 2019 in Washington, D.C. preparing for a trip which was 25 years in the making. I stepped outside in the dark to cool and refreshing air, especially compared to the heat and humidity I

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Dr. Booker

“I had excellent and wonderful teachers and til this day, I hate they closed North Forest ISD down. Because my teachers there are the reason, I’m an educator; and because I graduated with a foundation, in my first job as a teacher I went back to Forest Brook to teach high school English. I have

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Self Annihilation

Photo credit: fractalenlightenment.com By Roy Douglas Malonson It has been said, “You are your worst enemy.” And honestly, I believe this thought has much truth to it. We MUST Understand each of US has the power to will ourselves to greatness or disable all of our potential on wasted causes. Because, we are as big

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Alzheimer’s

Photo credit: ucdavis.edu Alzheimer’s is a progressive and fatal disease that is devastating to not just the individual living with the disease but their caregivers as well. Today, there are 390,000 Texans living with Alzheimer’s-and every 65 seconds a new person develops the disease in America. I have been touched by Alzheimer’s with the passing

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The Christian Viewpoint

Photo credit: studentprintz.com To: Dr. Bobby Mills, Writer & Mr. Malonson-Publisher In reference to your recent article in the August 11-17, Issue of African-American News & Issues. I disagree with you about the Christian viewpoint article. When will African-American Newspapers and writers realize that African-Americans have a right to vote for who they choose and

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College Send Off

Photo credit: SSLW By Mable Scott Austin The Suburban Land Women (SSLW) & Phenomenal Partners (Dr. Margaret Allen & Ms. Belinda Allen) hosted an amazingly relaxed, empowering, and fun “College Send Off” for 1989-2019 SSLW’s scholarship recipients at the beautiful home of Dr. Allen in Sugar Land. This annual project was generously underwritten by The

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WHY LADY LIBERTY WEEPS

Photo credit: petergrandich.com By Oscar H. Blayton There is a sickening stench about Ken Cuccinelli. Ken Cuccinelli is Donald Trump’s newly appointed acting director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and his type of stench is not one that assaults the nose, rather it is a noxious affront that assaults one’s dignity. Cuccinelli’s main

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HISD’s Report Card: 92 Percent of Schools Earn Passing Grade on State Accountability System

Source and Photo courtesy of Houston ISD Kashmere High School rewrites history by earning passing grade The Houston Independent School District earned an overall high “B” rating by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) under the state accountability system for the 2018-2019 academic year, exiting nine campuses from the state’s “Improvement Required” list. The district earned

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Chasing the American Dream

Photo credit: media.npr.org By Roy Douglas Malonson A people that don’t support each other will perish.” Roy Douglas Malonson We MUST Understand “OUR MONEY” and “OUR VOTE” are two of the most powerful tools WE have. Therefore, WE should be careful WHO WE give them to. For too long OUR people have been so busy

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