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Like oil and water, religion and politicians don’t mix

By Jim Brown Guest Columnist I guess the good Lord has to put up with politicians. Nary a week goes by when some governor or

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Cherishing history that’s in your attic

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist We gather together this month to lift up the names that have been frequently lifted, to call the roll of

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Facing America’s lynching frenzy
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist We live in an era when humankind seems awash in war-driven atrocities. Men, and in some instances, boys – for this is, overwhelmingly, a matter of ...
Kanye vs Kanye
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Right about now, a lot of grown Black folks are wondering who the real Kanye West is. Is he the hungry, ambitious cat out Chi-Town who, after being ...
The perils of poisonous politics
By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist By doubling down on his vile slur on President Obama’s love for his country, ex-New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani created the media frenzy ...
Twin evils: Terrorism and racism
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist There are two related violent phenomena in that are now getting renewed public attention and research around the world, as well as considerable debate and ...
Carrying the burden of history
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist In observance of Black History Month, I believe it is important to highlight some of those long lasting institutions and entities that have continued to ...
Five-O shades of blue
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor When it comes to violence, barbarity and a general lack of respect for others’ dignity and human rights, there is no shade like blue shade. The blue shade ...
From ceremony to action
By Rev. Amos C. Brown NNPA Guest Columnist As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, we must not forget that the fight for equal voting ...
Olivia Hooker is a living history lesson
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Olivia Juliet Hooker celebrated her 100th birthday on February 12. In 1944, she was among the first five African-American women allowed to serve in the Coast Guard ...

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