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Racial gap gets wider every time we ask

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist A recent poll showing that white, Black and Hispanic New Yorkers differ significantly in evaluating new city mayor Bill

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Democrats still don’t get the message

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist Since the November 4 elections, there has been a broad and needed discussion concerning what the Democrats did wrong

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Recycling failed education policies
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander will likely become chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Though he has yet to be elected by his Republican ...
The legacy of Marcus Garvey
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist This year marks the 100 anniversary of the founding of the United Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) by the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey. I ...
Problems with the truth
Eventually the truth catches up to everyone, even our Governor. No matter how far he flies from Louisiana, or what state he is in, the facts follow him. His administration’s ...
Stop deficit spending
The evidence is overwhelming that Louisiana continues to spend more taxpayer money than it takes in. We have had six years of mid-year budget cuts out of the last seven. We’ve ...
Midterm election lies and consequences
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist One source of the widespread losses the Democratic Party suffered this month in the midterm elections can be traced to the Ebola crisis that began ...
Bigger unchained
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor So I’m trying to catch up on some sleep during the Nov. 16 Saints game when my phone starts blowing up with texts and phone calls from ...
Voices from abroad
By E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist In 2008, when President Obama launched his first campaign for the Presidency, we heard a multitude of voices expressing adoration for his candidacy. Not surprisingly, ...
Democrats did not invest wisely in Black candidates
By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist A total of $172 million. That was the record amount the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) raised in 2013 and 2014. But that money was ...

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