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Why ending AIDS in Africa matters to Black Americans

By Dr. Djibril Diallo NNPA Guest Columnist A recently launched initiative aimed at ending HIV/AIDS, as a public health crisis in Africa, could be a

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Sisters rising – Black women’s votes in 2017

By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Virginia Governor-elect Ralph Northam is as dull as they come. Listening to him speak is about as exciting as watching

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Why we need more Black men in early childhood education
By Royston Maxwell Lyttle NNPA Guest Columnist As educators, we have an obligation to give our students every opportunity to succeed. Parents rely on us to ensure their children are armed ...
Denzel is dead wrong about the ‘bad’ Black father
By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Guest Columnist Can’t get a job or a promotion, blame the bad Black father, not legions of corporations, government and public agencies that countless studies thoroughly document ...
The ‘old war skule’ makes amends
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor The Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors voted recently to rename some of the streets and roadways on its Baton Rouge campus associated with the Confederacy, including ...
Honor World AIDS Day, fight to preserve access to health care
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League In the United States, HIV – the virus that causes AIDS – affects African Americans more than any other group. According to ...
The blind eye
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The 2016 film, Birth of a Nation, was released in a storm of controversy unrelated to the film itself. Whatever your opinion of ...
‘No success without a successor:’ Urban League 25
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League When I began my career in public service 25 years ago, I was fortunate to have outstanding mentors and role models, most notably ...
How about a little justice, dawg?
By now, I’m sure you heard the story about the young Black male who was arrested by New Orleans police and was denied his constitutional right to speak to an ...
My habits must change, but my commitment will not falter
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist As you may have heard, I have hard news to share. After a battery of tests, my physicians have informed me that I am suffering from Parkinson’s ...

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