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A showcase of political impotence

By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist Last weekend was supposed to be a remix of the 1972 National Black Political Convention in Gary,

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Clinton and Trump point America in two very different directions

By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The media has already dubbed Hillary Clinton the presumptive presidential nominee. Even before she won California, she had won more

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Muhammad Ali did not ‘transcend’ race
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Muhammad Ali was, among other things, a proud Black man. He embraced his Blackness, and often referred to it. He is often quoted for saying he ...
On Father’s Day let’s begin to pray for peace and work for justice
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League “Of all the rocks upon which we build our lives, we are reminded today that family is the most important. And we ...
Rise up and shine
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Over the course of history, Black people have been down many times but never out. We’ve been kidnapped, stored in slave castles along the coast of ...
Go sweetly, Muhammad Ali
By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Guest NNPA Columnist With the passing of the larger-than-life sports personality, Muhammad Ali, the world has lost more than a great boxing champion. We have lost a ...
Choose freedom
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor On June 18, 2009, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution apologizing for slavery and racial segregation in the U.S. and sent the measure ...
Love and care are thicker than blood
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Nearly brimming over with 90 African-American youth aged 15 to 20, the decades-old gym reverberated with the cues and shouts of team members passing the basketball ...
We need literacy warriors
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The dictionary defines warriors as “a person who fights in battle and is known for having courage and skill.” In “Roots,” reimagined Kizzy ...
Hair
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist My life in California was punctuated by some of the best vocalizations ever recorded. Among these were the songs recorded by the ...

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