By Barrington M. Salmon Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — When politicians and pundits talk about public policy issues, they have a tendency to describe them in
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) – With a backdrop of “My Brother’s Keeper” and nearly two years of focus on issues surrounding Black
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League Addie Mae Collins. Carol Denise McNair. Carole Robertson. Cynthia Wesley. Fifty-two years ago this week, their lives were taken in what Martin ... According to study, Blacks not likely to support Black Republican candidates
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper) – Party undermines race among African-American voters; a new study finds, signaling a potentially hard sell for ... Another government shutdown?
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Congress must approve a budget by October 1, or our government will shut down. That means that people will not be paid and technically, government departments will ... Black votes matter
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist louisville money As we enter the 2016 political campaign season with numerous candidates for president of the United States in the Republican and Democratic parties, ... Doris Robinson, wife of legendary GSU football coach, dies
Doris Robinson, the wife of legendary Grambling State University football coach Eddie G. Robinson, passed away Wednesday morning at the age of 96. The Eddie G. Robinson Museum, ... Governments cracking down on fraudulent mortgage practices
By George White Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – City, state and federal agencies have been stepping up efforts to stamp out fraudulent mortgage practices that target communities of color ... Dark money in politics threatens Black interests
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The explosion of “dark money” spent in the political system in the United States threatens racial equity in the United States making it ... Criminalizing Black protest – and Black people
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Is #BlackLivesMatter a criminal organization that advocates attacks on and murder of white police officers? That’s the snake-oil pitch the conservative echo chamber ...
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