By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Arizona’s Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, after nearly a week of reading the political tea leaves, vetoed a bill Feb.
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist When Ted Nugent, who has called President Obama, among other things, a “sub-human mongrel” because of his racial background
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist In all the hoopla surrounding President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative, overlooked is that fact that our young girls also need to be targeted for ... Inequality is now mainstream
By William Spriggs TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Last week, in New York, the Ford Foundation hosted a conference with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on “Changing the Conversation on Growth: ... Brothers and keepers
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor When I got the news that President Barack Obama has finally put together an initiative aimed at helping Black and Latino boys, I thought, “Good for him.” Several ... A mixed Obama legacy
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist President Barack Obama announced a “My Brother’s Keeper,” an initiative to help young Black and Brown men succeed. Many present in the East Wing ... What will happen if the minimum wage increases?
By William Spriggs TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Last week, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report saying that the proposal to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour in 2016 ... Killed by a gun
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist The headlines in the case were sadly familiar. An angry adult armed with a gun used it to shoot and kill an unarmed Black teenager ... Justice refused for another African-American teenager?
By Judge Greg Mathis Guest Commentary My thoughts and prayers are with Ron Davis and Lucia McBath, the parents who’s teenage son was murdered on November 23, 2012. Jordan Davis was ... Blacks have more reasons to be fearful than whites
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist In the years after enslavement, Southern whites did all they could to return to a manner of slavery. No white “owned” a Black person, but ...
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