The “One-Drop” Rule

According to King Solomon, the third king of Israel, “there is nothing new under the sun,” as recorded in Ecclesiastes 1:9. “The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.”

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Celebrating 20 Years of ‘True Service’

Without fear or favor, we declare that NEWS will be reported through an analysis of what is happening in our communities. African-American News&Issues is a reliable news source that reports on real time interviews and actual facts.

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“Small Business Becomes Big Business”

Recently, the Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development, Inc. headed by Chairman Roy Douglas Malonson, held its Monthly Networking Luncheon located at 6112 Wheatley Street, 77091.

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It’s Still Alive!

Years before 1983, when President Ronald Reagan first signed into law, the third Monday of January in each year would be observed and declared as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; one powerful leader saw fit to honor the man that went down in history as the chief spokesman for the Civil Right movement.

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WHAT COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS WANT IN 2015

As the year 2015 has arrived, five of Houston’s more well known African-American community organizers and activists shared with African-American News&Issues, their thoughts on the most pressing issues affecting African-Americans.

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“Shine the Lights on Sunnyside”

As an Outreach Minister for youth, elderly, women with children, and the indigent in Sunnyside, I find it amazing that so many people’s basic needs are not being met, and leading the way is the elderly population.  Many are suffering from malnutrition, simply because they lack access to food, finances, transportation and communication. 

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2014 Biggest Losers & Winners

As 2014 comes to a close, here’s my “non-traditional” categories list of the year’s biggest winners and losers.At the top of the “hackers” category for Biggest Losers List is North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for hacking Sony’s emails.

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Black Bond

There is a great axiom that goes something like this; ‘politics make strange bedfellows.’ I have found this to be occasionally true in my intellectual life. However, it never fails to be unnerving when I look up, survey my surroundings, and glean who my often unorthodox views match.

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Burnett’s Package Express

African-American News&Issues presents, Burnett Jackson owner of Burnett’s Package Express. Burnett Jackson hails from Kilgore, Texas. She moved to Houston in 1957. After completing high school, she attended Texas Southern University.

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