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We have work to do

By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination comes amid a fierce struggle for the soul of America. We

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How to get away with murder

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor I have to admit it, I wasn’t prepared for the virulent hatred and brutal violence I witnessed when the Baton

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Trump and the Black vote
By Raynard Jackson NNPA Newswire Columnist President Trump was voted into the White House in 2016 on the backs of the so-called, blue-collar workers, who live in the industrial Midwest of ...
Bipartisan energy for HBCUs
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) ain’t nothing but the truth. From the time she was elected to Congress in 2014, she was committed to making a difference. One ...
The Obama leadership still matters
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama did not go into seclusion and act like the rest of the world did not exist ...
We must revive King’s campaign against poverty
By Jesse Jackson Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist April 4 will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., shot down on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in ...
The civic obligation of young Black leaders
By Tiffany Dena Loftin Guest Columnist Who would have thought that in less than 15 days, I would have to coordinate and manage 1,000 young, Black student leaders from over 24 cities ...
#MLK50 – Where do we go from here?
By Marc H. Morial President and CEO, National Urban League As a civil rights organization that worked closely with Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the April 4 ...
In search of justice
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Anyone who knows anything about Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry or have read anything about his love affair with the Tea Party movement and his comments about ...
Fair ‘35
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Part II It has often been said by ‘35 alumni and others in the community that the school has been “set up to fail.”

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