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.
On my honor, I’ll do my best to do my duty to God and my country and I mean it. After living in California for 11 years, I have seen first-hand the tactics and demeanor of the people, countrymen and immigrants, both legal and illegal.
With the large number of candidates seeking to run for President of the United States in the 2020 presidential election, the momentum created by each of these candidates who basically will be running against the POTUS, has all of the possibilities of greatness for America.
We MUST Understand our past has the power to dictate our present and control our future and those who deny this concept do themselves a grave injustice by not facing reality. In order to gain an understanding of what I am conveying, I think it is imperative that the terms, “socially engineered” and “state of suspended animation” are defined.
I want to start this article with a question. How involved are you in your child’s education? In today’s society, I don’t think we take advantage of the educational opportunities that are available to our children.