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Pathfinders for Black History Month

By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist I love Black History, and so revel in Black History Month. Not that Black History should be constrained to a

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Things falling apart

By Rev. Susan K. Smith Guest Columnist In his poem, “The Second Coming,” poet William Butler Yeats wrote, “Turning and turning in the widening, The

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Will Trump do a better job than Obama with HBCUs?
By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Newswire Columnist Despite a cavalcade of political distractions and a legal battle over immigration, President Trump appears to be focused on funding Historically Black Colleges and ...
Civil Rights will suffer under Sessions
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Donald Trump’s first three weeks in office have left Americans reeling from what Republican speechwriter Peggy Noonan called his “cloud of crazy.” His cabinet nominees ...
The relevancy of the Black Press
By Harry Colbert, Jr. Guest Columnist No one is better equipped to tell your story better than you. And logic stands to reason that no one is better equipped and more ...
Yale University consigns a present-day monument to the past
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League Don’t allow anyone to tell you differently. Symbols matter. Whether these symbols are flags, icons or names on buildings, symbols are shorthand ...
The road to hell
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Some people don’t know when to quit. I thought about that recently when I reflected on some of the groups that present themselves as racial healers and ...
Stopping shady solar panel salespeople
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist As a progressive who worked hard to help get Secretary Hillary Clinton elected, it is challenging for me to accept Donald Trump as President. But, ...
Trump tweets as Rome burns
By Hasan Zillur Rahim New America Media Guest Columnist Although meant to convey cruelty, arrogance and a certain level of madness, the image of Nero fiddling as Rome burns (myth or not) ...
Pick your poison
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Black folks in New Orleans got a hard row to hoe these days. On one hand, you got the mayor heaping praise on a New Orleans police department ...

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