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Telling America’s Story

By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League It has taken over a century, but African-American history will at long last occupy a permanent and

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Kaepernick unchained

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor There is no system of oppression that is foolproof, no plantation that can control or even know what slaves are

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‘Sweet Unity’ among Black people
By James Clingman TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Great news! In the tradition of those who have called for supporting our African relatives in some form or another, THE One Million Conscious and Conscientious ...
Teachers need public support
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist While millions of children (and teachers) welcome the call to go back to school in August and early September, all is not well in classrooms and ...
Act like all lives matter
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor It is impossible to turn on the evening news or picking up a newspaper and hearing or reading about someone saying that all lives ...
Something’s wrong with this!
By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist One of my good friends who is a white male often says, “If you want to get a job done, give it to a woman.” ...
Black voters have plenty to lose with Trump
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Race — always a subtext in American politics — has moved center stage in this year’s presidential campaign. Republican Donald Trump called Democrat Hillary Clinton a “bigot.” Clinton ...
Trump supporters think they’re on a reality show
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Newswire Columnist There is something that I have found particularly odd in this election season and there have been many things that have been odd. There have ...
Our Anthem
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor The first thing I thought about when I heard about the controversy brewing over NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision not to stand during the national anthem was ...
Does entrepreneurship matter?
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The most recent data on minority-owned firms in the United States was collected in 2012 (and released at the end of 2015).  It showed that the number ...

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