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Escavating higher education’s sins of the past

By Lee A. Daniels George Curry Media Columnist Amid the pomp and circumstance of these weeks’ college and university graduation ceremonies, it’s worth noting the

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Owning up to history

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor I had already decided that I wouldn’t watch the new “Roots” miniseries presented by the History Channel — at least

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Roof doesn’t deserve the death penalty
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Dylann Roof, the unrepentant racist who killed nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, is — no question — a ...
Subjected to a different standard
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist In the larger scheme of things, the long-awaited 83-page report on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email ...
The psychological and economic damage of Brown v. Bd. of Education
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist When the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education was handed down on May 17, 1954, I was in my junior year at Nuremberg American ...
Dependence and independence
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor In a couple of weeks, Americans will celebrate the nation’s 240th birthday. For many, the July 4th observance took on added significance in the ...
Back-door tactics are being used to take power away from the people of New Orleans
It seems like there are forces lining up to use back-door tactics to take power away from the people of New Orleans; the people who have already chosen their representatives ...
America must renew its infrastructure or face decline
By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. George Curry Media Columnist America is literally falling apart. In Flint, Mich., children were poisoned by the lead contamination of the water. In Washington, D.C., the ...
Bernie and Donald: Angry white men
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist For all their dueling ideologies, Senator Bernie Sanders and “presumptive Republican nominee” Donald Trump are two sides of the same coin. Both of them are angry, ...
Investing in low income Black youth is the key to ending Black-on-Black violence
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Since the 1970s, we Black folks have resolutely refused to organize a national unity movement to promote and protect our cultural, economic, political, educational, health ...

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