Cover Story By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Solomon Northup had no idea that 173 years after being taken hostage and sold into slavery that his ordeal and sheer courage and determination would be widely displayed as a lesson before the world as an example that it is possible to overcome all odds. Telling that story in the
The tragic killings of Alfred Wright, Jordan Davis, Renisha McBride and Trayvon Martin indicate that the time is now to stand up, speak out, unite and demand real justice and legislation across this country that protects the futures of African-American babies and youth.
However, the undercurrent of the television advertising have a deeper sinister meanings. It appears that the Tea Party and Republicans want to rid the land of President Obama and all Black folks living in Texas. They are wearing it on their sleeves, showing a bit of their card hands and you are blind if you can’t see it.
BoyScout Troop 1906, Cub Scout 338of Prairie View and three youth in the Aldine ISD Future Farmers of America members at Eisenhower High School got a taste of success with some hands on experience spending a day at the RS Deer & Cattle Ranch.
“There’s a yellow girl in Texas That I’m going down to see; No other darkies know her, No darkey, only me; She cried so when I left her That it like to broke my heart, And if I only find her, We never more will part. Chorus: She’s the sweetest girl of colour That this
The 2014 race for the position of Governor of Texas is shaping up to be a fierce showdown between Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat underdog darling Wendy Davis.Lisa Fritsch, recently announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination for governor of Texas. She stated, “Texas, you are beautiful, you are strong, and you are true.