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Stimulating students during summer

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist It’s mid-July. Do you know if your children are learning? Just a month ago they were eager to leave the

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The voice of Black America, Part III

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Part III Former U.S. Rep. Parren Mitchell (D-Md.) once told me, “It is long overdue for Black Americans

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The other A.D.D.
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor This just in: Facebook may actually be bad for you and your personal relationships, particularly your relationship with your spouse. Imagine that.
Independence? Advertising, support, and African Americans
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist In the “afterglow” of the Fourth of You Lie, I am flipping through an African-American magazine, enjoying the content, but looking for the “bite.” For how ...
SCOTUS’ ‘religious freedom’ scam
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two decisions that the Court’s conservative majority and the larger conservative movement pretended were about “religious freedom.”
How world has changed since I ran for president
By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist This year marks the 30th anniversary of my 1984 campaign for the presidency. Last Saturday at the kickoff of the annual Rainbow Push Convention, ...
Let me find out
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor It’s mad hectic out here in the Big Easy with a former mayor being carted off to prison like Eastern European dissidents and brazen shootouts in the ...
Bush marched us off to war and cut V.A. benefits
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist In 2003, we were lied into a war with Iraq. Just about everyone now admits that. At the same time that we were being lied ...
Call it genocide
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Did you know that the Recovery School District, the same recovery school district ushered in by a wave of post-Katrina firings of thousands of New Orleans Public ...
Marching back to Mississippi
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist Those of us in Mississippi last week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer know very well none of it could have unfolded in the ...

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