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Where did the Black banks go?

By Patrice Gaines Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: This is the first part of a two-part series (Urban News Service) – America has half as many

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Muhammad Ali, the people’s champion

By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist I know it’s extremely difficult, but if you can, ditch the memories of Muhammad Ali showing up

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Love and care are thicker than blood
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Nearly brimming over with 90 African-American youth aged 15 to 20, the decades-old gym reverberated with the cues and shouts of team members passing the basketball ...
Muhammad Ali’s death raises more awareness about Parkinson’s disease
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – Muhammad Ali, the late great world heavyweight boxing champion, who suffered from Parkinson’s disease, is being praised by some in the ...
Southern Poverty Law Center supports proposed federal rules to rein in predatory lenders
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Southern Poverty Law Center) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed important new standards to help rein in payday and auto ...
THE GUARDIANSHIP TRAP: Protecting elders, or exploiting them?
By Emily Gurnon Contributing Writer First in a series (Special from PBS NextAve-nue/New America Media) – Ginger Franklin was just shy of her 50th birthday when she fell down the stairs of her ...
We need literacy warriors
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The dictionary defines warriors as “a person who fights in battle and is known for having courage and skill.” In “Roots,” reimagined Kizzy ...
Open Road nabs Thurgood Marshall film
(Special from EURWeb) – Open Road Films has acquired U.S. rights to Marshall, the Thurgood Marshall film that will star Chadwick Boseman as the pioneering lawyer and Supreme Court ...
Black farmer fights to kill death tax
By Avis Thomas-Lester Contributing Writer (Urban News Service) – John Wesley Boyd, Jr., lives off the land raising cows and growing soybeans and corn on 400 acres he owns in rural Baskerville, ...
Ali’s stance on Vietnam War emboldened MLK to oppose conflict
By George E. Curry Editor-in-Chief, EmergeNewsOnline.com WASHINGTON — Muhammad Ali’s decision to risk going to jail by opposing the Vietnam War provided Dr. Martin Luther King with the strength to come ...

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