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Continuing the fight for the right to vote

By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Last week, a panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously rebuked the North Carolina legislature for acting with

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Breaking the ‘Blue Wall of Silence’

By Susan K. Smith George Curry Media Columnist In Columbus, Ohio, two African American police officers filed formal complaints against a white police officer, charging

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Who protects us from you?
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Why is it so hard for law enforcement officers across the U.S. to bring in Black men and boys without killing or maiming them? This is the question ...
Trump: The clear and present danger
By Lee A. Daniels George Curry Media Columnist The greatest threat to the United States right now is not terrorism, foreign or domestic. It’s not the economy or the disappearance of jobs ...
How much do Black children’s lives matter?
By Marian Wright Edelman George Curry Media Columnist Four little girls were changing into choir robes and chatting in a church restroom preparing for the Youth Sunday services at 16th Street Baptist ...
Invest in America
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League As the major-party conventions have concluded and the general election season begins in earnest, the National Urban League has a message for the next ...
Justice deferred
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor After being assured by local, state and federal elected officials and law enforcement agencies that the investigation into the officer-involved killing of 37-year-old Alton Sterling by two ...
Knowledge trumps ignorance
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist At the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton and her supporters were too kind by simply saying: Love Trumps Hate. It’s a matter ...
The tragedy of white supremacy
By Susan K. Smith George Curry Media Columnist One of the saddest realities about white supremacy is that it pulls people into working against their own interests. White supremacy is not a lover ...
A commitment to democracy
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The North Carolina NAACP President, the Rev. William Barber, tore it up and then threw down in a powerful speech at the Democratic National Convention on July ...

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