Categories Archives: Editorial

Silicon Bayou.

Houston, Texas is a dynamic, vibrant city with a diverse population. It is connected to the continental United States by freight rail lines, interstate highways and to the world via two international airports and a bustling sea port. This city, built asid ...

Black History: Does Race Still Matter?.

Black history begins with a positive: “Who Am I” experience! Most importantly, in celebrating Black History Month, Blacks must celebrate God, because Blacks were given a distorted conception of God by slave owners. In fact, because of “i ...

2018: The Year of the Black Woman.

There is a reckoning afoot in this country. On one side, Trump has emboldened and embodied a virulent and reckless hate that targets women, Black people, and immigrants (among many others). Each day brings a new outrage. On the other side, #MeToo has fol ...

Focused on a Post-Harvey Houston.

I’ve said many times that we will do things differently in the post-Harvey world, so here are some important details on my proposal to build Houston homes differently to prevent flooding. We will require that residential structures be built higher. We w ...

The State Of The Union.

The State of the Union is “spiritually-morally” upside-down, because President Donald J. Trump is America’s Greatest National Disaster! Hence, if you thought acts of nature (Hurricanes, Mud Slides, Floods, and Tornados) and individuals drivi ...

Behind the Black Unemployment Rate.

When the unemployment rate dropped and economic conditions improved under the leadership of President Barack Obama, 45 derided the gains as “fake news”. He suggested that the monthly Employment Situation (www.bls.gov) reports of the Bureau of ...

NNPA, NAACP Sign Historic Partnership Agreement.

The Black Press and the NAACP Join Forces to Address Issues Affecting the Black Community ABOVE: Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO; Leon Russell, NAACP Chairman; Dorothy Leavell, NNPA Chairman and Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA President and CEO ...