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The legacy of Marcus Garvey

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist This year marks the 100 anniversary of the founding of the United Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) by the

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Problems with the truth

Eventually the truth catches up to everyone, even our Governor. No matter how far he flies from Louisiana, or what state he is in, the

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Stop deficit spending
The evidence is overwhelming that Louisiana continues to spend more taxpayer money than it takes in. We have had six years of mid-year budget cuts out of the last seven. We’ve ...
Midterm election lies and consequences
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist One source of the widespread losses the Democratic Party suffered this month in the midterm elections can be traced to the Ebola crisis that began ...
Voices from abroad
By E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist In 2008, when President Obama launched his first campaign for the Presidency, we heard a multitude of voices expressing adoration for his candidacy. Not surprisingly, ...
Bigger unchained
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor So I’m trying to catch up on some sleep during the Nov. 16 Saints game when my phone starts blowing up with texts and phone calls from ...
Democrats did not invest wisely in Black candidates
By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist A total of $172 million. That was the record amount the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) raised in 2013 and 2014. But that money was ...
The question Black conservatives always avoid
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist Like everyone else, I am processing the November election results. I will write more about that later, but there was a radio exchange that ...
When we were kings
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Almost every day we read or hear about something that attests to the historical greatness and significance of Africa. And almost every other day, someone comes along ...
A vaccine shot in time saves nine
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Although I had heard of the terrible itching and oft extreme pain associated with shingles, it has been less than a year since I saw photos ...

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