Prescription drug abuse has become a major public health issue in our country. According to Trust for America, a Washington , D.C. based research organization, deaths in America related to drug abuse are greater than those that result from the use of illegal substances such as heroin and cocaine combined.
Let’s Talk, There has been so much conversation on all kinds of media outlets about men touching women or showing any kind of affection towards a woman that they did not, according to them, seek. For some women, that may be true. But for most women that is not true. This may be a new
By Roy Douglas Malonson “I’m gonna make a change; for once in my life; it’s gonna feel real good. Gonna make a difference; gonna make it right…. (Chorus) I’m starting with the man in the mirror; I’m asking him to change his ways. And no message could have been any clearer; if you want to
By Billy “Hollywood” Groves Although acts of racism against African Americans and other non-white Americans still occur every day in our nation, we still have Americans who don’t see prejudicial mistreatment and disrespect of Black people as a problem. Before I go any further with this article, I want to make it clear that we
By Johnny Johnson “When we hate we only hurt ourselves. Because half of the people we hate don’t know it, the other half don’t care”- Medgar Evers… Hate and anger are described as strong generalized emotions. Hate is an emotion of detest, that produces active ill-will and malice. Anger is an emotion of passion, excited
Well, it appears that Dwight Boykins is running for Mayor! If not, he's doing his level best to make sure that Sylvester Turner is no longer Mayor! The latest of his antics over the last few years include tagging almost the entire City Agenda on March 6th and again on March 20th.
"Republicans and Democrats have used accounting gimmicks and competing government analyses to deceive the public into believing 2+2=6. If our leaders cannot agree on the numbers, if 'facts' are fictional, how can they possibly have a substantive debate on solutions?"
While this simple word is something that everybody wants, not everybody is willing to give it. As members of the Black community, We MUST learn to respect and support our own people. It bothers me to see so many of US disrespecting US.
The editorial for the March 10-16, 2019 African-American News & Issues was on target. It is so disturbing to turn on the media, listen to the radio or pick up a newspaper or another news organ and listen, read, see and hear us tearing each other apart, especially if we have someone in a leadership position.
We MUST understand some of the biggest problems with Black folks, is Black folks. Here lately, I have been expressing a thought conveyed by Dr. King years ago.