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The final kick

By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Unashamedly, I am a fan of most sporting events. I find competitive tests of strength and skill compelling.

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Tuning out: Why I will not watch the Oscars

By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League It turns out that Hollywood does, in fact, love a sequel. For the second straight year in

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Remembering a Warrior-Queen
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor A major snowstorm headed to the Northeast this past weekend may have caused the cancellation of a Jan. 23 memorial service for African-centered scholar, noted psychiatrist and ...
Gun control alone can’t curb violence
By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. George Curry Media Columnist America may now have more guns than people. As President Barack Obama announces new executive action on gun control, U.S. gun manufacturing is ...
The absolute necessity of Black unity
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Last year, in 2015, we, as Black folks, paid a heavy price for our resolute refusal to organize a national unity movement to promote and ...
The Right’s war against voting rights
By Lee A. Daniels George Curry Media Columnist Those who’ve wondered how, after the Civil War abolished slavery, America became — while a democracy in rhetorical ...
Who deserves a second chance?
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Florida senator and presidential candidate Marco Rubio can’t get a break. He is being slammed for missing Senate floor votes, scorned for poor poll showings ...
Guns lethalizes anger and despair
By Marian Wright Edelman George Curry Media Columnist "Every single year, more than 30,000 Americans have their lives cut short by guns - 30,000. Suicides. Domestic violence. Gang shootouts. Accidents. Hundreds of ...
Honoring King
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Today we celebrate the life, work and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a drum major for justice, a visionary and wordsmith who used ...
Does Facebook offer customer service?
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA News Wire Columnist It happened very suddenly over the summer. I have been using Facebook for several years. A friend convinced me that once my Facebook “friends” ...

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