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Emanuel AME and the buoyancy of hope

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist The Rev. Clementa Pinckney and his fellow congregants of Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. gathered

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Focus on real Black women, not imposters

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist By the time you read this, perhaps the disturbing story of Rachel Dolezal, the prevaricating white woman who passed for

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Pres. Obama becoming more outspoken on race
By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) — When President Obama returns to Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C. Friday to eulogize the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, it will cap a period ...
Whites still live in ‘state of denial’
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley is fond of saying, “Slavery was America’s original sin, and racism remains its unresolved dilemma.” But the unwillingness to face up ...
Why the Confederate flag will continue to fly—for now
By Earl Ofari Hutchinson New America Media Columnist Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney says take it down. Present GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush says take it down. South Carolina Governor Nikki ...
White Chocolate City
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Almost a week after New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s “performance” at Wednesday’s “Welcome Table” event at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, I still can’t ...
Good and bad news in latest job numbers
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The unemployment rate rose just a bit in May, an indicator that Wall Street and Main Street are celebrating because that means more people are looking ...
A hateful act of terror
The nation is still reeling from last Wednesday’s act of domestic terrorism and hate that claimed the lives of nine Black worshippers attending Bible study at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church ...
Passé noir
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Who in their right mind would want to pass for Black? Apparently, Rachel Dolezal, the president of the Spokane,Wash. Branch of the NAACP who stepped down last ...
The danger of being Black
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist I come from a family that includes a Texas State Trooper, a Louisiana Deputy Sheriff, several Houston police officers and lawyers. I believe ...

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