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The education of Dr. King

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist As he labored for social, civil and economic justice, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was extremely concerned both about the

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We are free, but not equal

By Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist January 19 is the national celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. Across the country this week, school

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With justice for some
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor We are in the midst of some serious, real-life hunger games with folks getting robbed of their groceries, ritzy neighborhoods being targeted by carjackers and residents taking ...
Reclaiming the legacy of MLK
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist The 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday should have a different impact on the collective consciousness of Black America. Why? Because once again there ...
Scalise should be removed from House leadership
By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist After a phenomenal election last November in which Republicans increased their margins in the House and took control of the Senate, the expectation was that congressional Republicans ...
Disregarding Black life
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Patrick Lynch, do you remember Oscar Grant? And if you do, Mr. “leader” of the New York Police Department Union, why do you pretend not to understand ...
Out of bounds
By Omar Tyree NNPA Columnist In the middle of turmoil between police officers and unarmed African Americans is the need for ex-pros Charles Barkley and Mike Ditka to be towed into the ...
GOP 2015: A trip into the past
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist At this time of the year everyone is making predictions about the coming year and/or reflections on the past. Let me add a quick note, ...
These slaves ain’t loyal
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Is Charles Barkley sipping brown liquor again? Is he stuck on stupid or just crazy like a fox? Those were my initial thoughts after hearing about the former ...
Protesters must be mindful of dirty tricks
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Immediately after hearing about the killing of two New York City police officers by a seemingly mentally-deranged Black male, I called my 48-year-old son whose ...

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