By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist As I watched the Republican debate on October 10, I thought about Kanye West and the comments he made after
By James Clingman NNPA Columnist Recollections of my 1995 article on the business of college athletics danced in my head when I heard the news
By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist We won the Voting Rights Act of 1965 at Selma, combining the power of a principled mass movement led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ... Racism on college campuses
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist As I followed recent events at the University of Missouri that culminated in the resignation of its president for mishandling incidents of ... The University of Missouri’s new president and the new campus activism
By Marc H. Morial CEOPresident, National Urban League Michael Middleton, the University of Missouri’s new interim president faces the challenge of healing wounds that have been decades in the making, since the ... Anything but Black
Actor Taye Diggs wants his young son to know that he is racially mixed — not Black. Diggs, 44, conveniently made his controversial remarks as he promotes his second book, ... ‘Sanctuary Cities’ just naying ‘No’
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist New Orleans is one of over 300 so-called “Sanctuary Cities” in the U.S. The term applies to communities that have chosen not to cooperate with ... Fake ‘hero’ cop proves white lies matter
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist Writing under the headline, “Police lives matter too,” Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass summed up the sentiment - and mass hysteria - ... What happens when everybody has a gun?
By Dr. Joseph Marshall New America Media Guest Columnist Guns are in the news again. The recent mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon thrust the issue of guns squarely back ... Show me something
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor I am so proud of the students and student-athletes at the University of Missouri right now. How could I not be after learning of these young people’s ongoing ...
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