Before I lay it down: Discipline

There’s a big debate about corporal punishment being administered in the public school systems. Advocates are on both sides of this issue. Some people believe that paddling school-aged children is a bit archaic; others insist that using the “board of education” is a necessary evil to reign in kids who won’t respond to reasonable instruction

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From the Classroom to the Cafeteria

At my previous school (Dowling Middle School), I noticed the kids would never pray for their food. I can understand not praying in the classroom everyday because of everyone views. But not praying over your food before you eat it is risky behavior in my book.

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Transforming Urban Youth

Anderson Academy, an Aldine ISD elementary campus in the Acres Homecommunity, was recognized by the National Center for Urban School Transformation as a 2015 National Excellence in Urban Education bronze award recipient.

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African-American Adult Leadership Development

The African American Leadership Development Academy provides leadership development for professionals serving North Harris County and surrounding communities. This program was designed to provide hands on training for future leaders seeking growth in areas including...

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Black Female Incarceration Is on the Rise

Due to the fact that African-American News & Issues, is a publication that thrives off of reporting current and historical realities affecting our communities; we thought that it was necessary to address an existent and growing problem in society.

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Open Season Continues on Blacks…

Yellow police tape, red white and blue lights flashing, officers of the law standing around and a Black male body laid face down has been the highlight of various media outlets, over the course of this past week. It is a scene that African-Americans around the United States, have become all too familiar with.

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“Reclaiming, Reframing & Rebuilding Acres Home”

HOUSTON – Reclaiming, Reframing and Rebuilding Acres Home was the theme of the evening as politicians, activists, community members, pastors, small business owners, educational figures and many others recently gathered in the banquet hall of the Beulah Ann Shepard Building to attend theAcres Home Chamber for Business & Economic Development’s, 26th Annual Empowerment Awards Banquet. The Beulah Ann

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Sorry Can’t Erase the Truth

Without fear or favor, African-American News & Issues has existed for nearly twenty as an entity that thrives off of reporting current and historical realities that affect our community. Now, anyone that knows me or has been in my presence is aware of the fact that I don’t bite my tongue

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BPCCA 16th Annual Heritage Day Rodeo

The 16th Annual Heritage Day Rodeo, hosted by BPCCA, turned out to be successful with the help of Black cowboys and cowgirls, spectators, and with the sponsorship of H-E-B and Silver Eagle Distributors.

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