Revolutionary remembrance

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor We’re inching closer to a year since Faubourg Marigny resident Merritt Landry, a City of New Orleans employee whose father

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Improving the odds for America’s children

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist “… We see repeated efforts in Congress in recent years to take resources away from poor and middle-class children

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GOP’s shameful treatment of the powerless
By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The Bible’s injunction that we shall be judged by how we have treated the “least of these” (Matthew 25:40) appears in different forms ...
Equal pay for women helps us all
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Could you use an additional $24,000 in your yearly wages? How about nearly $19,000? Or even just another $11,000 to $12,000? Those figures are what you get ...
Ethos and LBJ
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Ethos is a Greek word meaning “character.” It is commonly used to explain the value systems that distinguish the beliefs or ...
Carter says his life shaped by ‘Black culture’
By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief AUSTIN, Texas (NNPA) — Although he grew up in a rural farming community in Georgia during an era of rigid racial segregation in the 1920s ...
Obama: Civil Rights Movement opened door for his election
By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief AUSTIN, Texas (NNPA) — With civil rights legends Andrew Young, John Lewis and Julian Bond and The Rev. Jesse Jackson looking on, President Barack Obama ...
The audacity of voting
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist I love voting. Every time I go into the booth, I see little girl me, pigtails and all, plaid skirt, white blouse and green sweater, part ...
Brother, brother
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor I got a call a couple of days ago from someone I hadn't seen since my college days. I first met Herb after a Black poetry event ...
Unequal education: Is anyone listening?
By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The Department of Education just released its annual study on civil rights in our education system. The report, Attorney General Eric ...

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