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
"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.
We all know that our young people are our future in America and as such, our youth will be operating with other young people that are not only of this nation but of other nationalities in the future. This is why it is so important that we put our best foot forward now!
HOUSTON - While working in Social Services for the last 10 years of my employment at Harris County, I would often ask workers that qualified citizens for emergency assistance such as rental and utility assistance whether they have serviced any Haitians. The answer would always be No.
Initially, I began working for A-AN&I as a carrier while attending college and working other jobs. As the years passed, I found myself becoming more engaged with the newspaper and often stopping by the paper just to hear Mr. Malonson crack a few jokes and spill a little wisdom.
It is mind boggling to see that absolutely nothing has been done to correct the poorly designed and dangerous death traps at the Loop 610 East/Kirkpatrick exits and entrances that have already killed people, even though many news stations have covered the fatal accidents that have occurred at these locations.