Springing forward

By Edmund W. Lewis, Editor Spring is in the air and so are questions about just about everything. Why are we here? What are we

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Put Louisiana’s most vulnerable families first

The Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) has outlined it policy priorities for the 2014 Louisiana legislative session, placing at the top of its agenda

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March Madness: College athletes win right to unionize
By William Spriggs TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled in favor of the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) in determining that the ...
Ella Baker: My civil rights heroine
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist Until the killing of Black men, Black mothers’ sons, becomes as important to the rest of the country as the killing of a White mother’s ...
Can we make it to the ‘Promised Land’?
By Ron Daniels NNPA Columnist Friday, April 4, marked the 46th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr/s assassination on a balcony in Memphis. Black America and people of goodwill in the ...
Buy Black: An economic empowerment strategy
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Margarita “Maggie” Anderson wants to transform “Buy Black” from a leftover 1960s slogan to a modern economic empowerment strategy. And because she has lived it, ...
Working and poor in America
By William Spriggs TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The furor has not died down over Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) comments about inner city men and poverty in America. Ryan has agreed to talk ...
Slave state of mind
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Anyone who knows and understands anything about the history and culture of this city can understand why it was the last place enslaved Africans who were seen ...
Rand Paul tries to recast his racial views
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Question: What do you call someone who believes White shopkeepers and owners of other large and small businesses have the “right” to discriminate against Black people.
Obama worse than Bush on SBA loans
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist When I interviewed Marie Johns, then the outgoing deputy secretary of the Small Business Administration, a year ago, she said the SBA does not separate ...

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