Just Judy

Photo credit: Priscilla Graham Photography By Rebecca S. Jones Introduction A connoisseur for hosting and producing extravagant and elaborate functions throughout Texas and well known for embracing multiculturalism before it was ever popular; Judy Foston-Stanford has developed an exceptional track record spanning over 30 years in the media, community, sales, marketing, public relations, advertising and

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Celebrating the Life of Cowboy Russell Tyrone Mills

Sunrise March 23, 1957 and Sunset August 17, 2019 On March 23, 1957, Ella Louise Edwards Dorsey was blessed with her first born of six children, a handsome baby boy whom she named Russell Tyrone. Robert and Alma Mills were excited to welcome Russell and were proud to become parents. As a village, together they

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ACCOUNTABILITY

Photo credit: Hart Energy A majority of the inheritances of African-Americans intended for descendants, friends and loved ones have gone “unclaimed by the Millions”. MDL 1206 “unclaimed Check payments are currently still waiting to be claimed by us”. What: MDL 1206 is the Federal Court case where the battle has already been won in your

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The Legacy of Deacon Gilbert Johnson, Sr.

Alpha, January 8, 1926 and Omega, August 14, 2019 Gilbert Johnson was born in St. Augustine, Texas on January 8, 1926 to Crit Johnson and Neely Watts. He grew up and attended school up to 3rd grade in St. Augustine, Texas then years later moved to Houston where he married Ezola Broussard. Of this union

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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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