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U.S. Senate fails on diversity

By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League Since our founding in 1910, the National Urban League has been focused on economic civil rights and

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By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Where has the time gone? Eight years have gone by much too soon. As the days pass, the

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Parents with autistic kids could lose care in ACA repeal
By Viji Sundaram Contributing Writer (New America Media) — As a parent of a 10-year-old son diagnosed with autism and a wide range of dental and medical issues, Christina Clark knows how ...
N.O. mother whose son was killed by police hoping to heal nation with book
By Anastasia L Semien Contributing Writer (Jozef Syndicate) — When Delzorah Barnett first learned that her son had been shot and was in the hospital clinging to his life, she nearly ...
A little defense goes a long way
An MSNBC host had some great advice last week for those fretting over the prospects of spending the next four years with President Donald Trump as the leader of the ...
MLK held a mirror up to a nation’s values
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Dr. King was an intellectual who reflected seriously and critically on the dilemma facing African Americans, people of color generally and poor people specifically — of ...
Fighting ageism, seniors’ isolation across generations
By Deborah Martinez Contributing Writer (KSFR Public Radio/New America Media) — Ageism, as defined in Merriam Webster’s dictionary, is “prejudice or discrimination against a particular age-group, especially the elderly.” “Elderly” is not ...
MLK’s legacy for Black America in 2017
By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. President/CEO, NNPA As the United States of America and the global community salutes, recognizes and commemorates the 88th birthday of The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, ...
How Trump could kill a plan to get you overtime pay
By Justin Elliott ProPublica Donald Trump ran for president as the billionaire who would champion working people. As the president-elect put it in one of the major economic speeches of his campaign: “Too ...
Moral courage is standing up for what is right
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA News Wire Columnist On Wednesday, January 11, Senator Cory A. Booker (D-NJ) and Representative John Lewis (D-GA) joined the list of speakers testifying before the Senate ...

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