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A showcase of political impotence

By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist Last weekend was supposed to be a remix of the 1972 National Black Political Convention in Gary,

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Make a difference in the Louisiana state budget

It is imperative that the legislature finds a solution to the damages Jindal left behind. Legislators have been working non-stop in session after session. We

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Clinton and Trump point America in two very different directions
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The media has already dubbed Hillary Clinton the presumptive presidential nominee. Even before she won California, she had won more votes, more pledged delegates and more primaries ...
Muhammad Ali did not ‘transcend’ race
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Muhammad Ali was, among other things, a proud Black man. He embraced his Blackness, and often referred to it. He is often quoted for saying he ...
On Father’s Day let’s begin to pray for peace and work for justice
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League “Of all the rocks upon which we build our lives, we are reminded today that family is the most important. And we ...
Rise up and shine
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Over the course of history, Black people have been down many times but never out. We’ve been kidnapped, stored in slave castles along the coast of ...
Go sweetly, Muhammad Ali
By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Guest NNPA Columnist With the passing of the larger-than-life sports personality, Muhammad Ali, the world has lost more than a great boxing champion. We have lost a ...
Muhammad Ali: A fighter in and out of the ring
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League How would you approach the colossal task of describing a man who once boasted that he, “wrestled with alligators, tussled with a whale, done ...
Choose freedom
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor On June 18, 2009, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution apologizing for slavery and racial segregation in the U.S. and sent the measure ...
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 uninvited at Sonny Liston’s training camp, announcing ...

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