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Everyone needs to vote

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist This is a call for all eligible Black folks to register and vote in every election from now until eternity,

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China dominated U.S. – Africa summit

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Although the continent of Africa has 54 countries, the nation that received the most attention at last week’s U.S.-Africa

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Make strides towards wireless inclusion
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO National Urban League Last week, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Tom Wheeler and FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn took an important step towards ensuring that communities of color, emerging ...
The GOP: Chaos is their goal
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Three events occurred in the tight confines of Capitol Hill last week that underscore the Republican Party’s extraordinary institutional decline and its responsibility for the Congress’ ...
African leaders summit in America
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist The importance of President Barack Obama’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit held last week in Washington, D.C. should not be underestimated. This is a historic event ...
Democrats’ smart butt white boys syndrome
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist In 1984, former UN Ambassador Andrew Young described the inner circle of Democratic presidential nominee Walter Mondale as “smart a-- white boys” who thought they ...
Education is the key
“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” — Malcolm X As a brand-new school year begins, the entire community needs ...
The voice of Black America, Part V
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Part V Our voice for the cause of freedom, justice, equality, and empowerment is the consistent voice of struggle and self-determination representing the interests of ...
Racial animus plays role in Obama opposition
By Morris Dees Guest Columnist (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Southern Poverty Law Center) — Right-wing pundits have jumped all over Attorney General Eric Holder for daring to ...
The lynching of Eric Garner
By Walter Fields NNPA Columnist It was one of the most difficult scenes in Spike Lee’s classic movie Do the Right Thing, the brutal strangulation of peace-loving Radio Raheem by New ...

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