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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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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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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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Five Reasons Dallas’ John Wiley Price is NOT Guilty

I know Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, well sorta. As a student at North Texas State University in the early 1980’s I remember him coming to speak to the Black Student Union. I’d never seen, or heard, anyone speak with such conviction, eloquence and humor ‘and’ provide an education in Black history.

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45 Years of Shaping Lives

Recently, S.H.A.P.E. Community Center celebrated 45 years of service to the Houston area and onward. The theme for the 45th Anniversary celebration was, “Celebrating our Past, Embracing our Present, Shaping Our Future”.

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