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Blue lives matter?

By Edmund Lewis Editor So let me get this straight: Over the past few years — and throughout the course of U.S. history — cops

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‘Locked out: Education, jobs and justice’

By Marc H. Morial President/CEO The National Urban League As we observe the 40th anniversary of the State of Black America® the similarities of the

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Jackie Robinson and the cost of racism
By Lee A. Daniels George Curry Media Columnist Another baseball season has opened, and with it, Major League Baseball’s annual homage to Jack Roosevelt Robinson, more popularly known as Jackie Robinson, ...
Let’s make America great again!
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist I often state that I’m a self-proclaimed semanticist! I love the study of the origins and meaning of words. I love ...
Different rules for Black and white students
By Susan K. Smith George Curry Media Columnist A representative from the office of Florida State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit Angela Corey spoke to a group of African-American clergy ...
Remember Malcolm
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Thursday, May 19, would have been the 91st birthday of Malcolm X, one of the world’s most committed and visionary freedom fighters. Even more than five decades after ...
Hope is waiting for the SCOTUS
By Marian Wright Edelman George Curry Media Columnist “Baldo came to the United States from Michoacán, Mexico, in 1988, when he was 17 years old. He lives in Pasadena, California, with his ...
Nothing compares 2 U
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League It was July 4, 2014. The Essence Music Festival was marking its 20th anniversary. The headliner of the annual celebration of African-American music and ...
Why Clinton ranks with Trump as the most disliked candidates
By Earl Ofari Hutchinson New America Media Columnist In any other time and place it would be the most idiotic and unbelievable headline one could imagine. The headline being that Hillary Clinton ...
Honoring mothers
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Mother’s Day is a holiday set aside to honor and celebrate the women who gave us life. In the days, weeks and months after this year’s special ...

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