Due to the fact that African-American News & Issues, is a publication that thrives off of reporting current and historical realities affecting our communities; we thought that it was necessary to address an existent and growing problem in society.
In a recent edition published by African-American News&Issues the “one-drop” rule was defined in correlation to Black presidents that lead the United States of America decades before President Barack Obama. With an understanding of the“one-drop” rule in perspective it opens the flood gates for individuals all over the country as to who really would be labeled a Black person.
The Leadership Institute Conference is a 14-year-old program that is associated and hosted by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. The conference lasts for four days and is held in Washington, D.C. This year’s conference was held at the Washington Hilton on November 9-13.
The recent controversy surrounding NFL football star Adrian Peterson has sparked a serious discussion and debate on how far can a parent go in disciplining their child. Many feel this is nothing new, while others feel this has brought a necessary conversation to the forefront.
The Gambian Connection: Acres Home Native Eboni Price Encourages Getting In Touch With Ancestors & History
For Eboni Rose Price, the thought of going to Africa was an dream opportunity for her to get some real career development experience, but what she discovered in Gambia was her true connection to the past.
Given the dominance of a “Lily-White” Caucasian media and related opinions in America, who is best to champion and define the Black voice nationwide?Black Newspapers have consistently played an important role in the social and political uplifting of African-Americans.
The moment is frozen in time for Cephus “Uncle Bobby” Johnson, the uncle of Oscar Grant. It was a moment that changed his life and started a mission to rip off the veil and tell the world the truth about police brutality and injustices happening to young Black males at the hands of police and security forces.
The Call for “Great Awakening”: Bishop Warns a Titanic “Cruise ship” Mindset is Sinking Our Future and Destroying the Race
Bishop Dixon was the guest speaker at the monthly Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development Inc Business/Networking Luncheon held at the Beulah Ann Shephard Building, 6112 Wheatley Street.
He is a legend to many because of his singing and for making a handful of low-budget westerns in the 1930s. As America’s first African American movie hero, he provided encouragement and hope to countless thousands of children and adults of all colors during the early days of film.
“There is no crueler tyranny than that which is exercised under cover of law, and with the colors of justice …” U.S. v. Jannotti, 673 F.2d 578, 614 (3d Cir. 1982) Cover Story by Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues HOUSTON- Open Season: A period when restrictions on the hunting of certain types of wildlife are lifted. A period when all