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Extraordinary sisters

By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist For the past 13 years, I’ve worked almost exclusively for Black women and their families which means

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The Republican Party is off to the racists

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Newswire Columnist Five years after the Republican National Committee’s (RNC) infamous “autopsy” report was issued, the party’s standing within the Black

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GOP Jews run Black Democrats?
By Richard B. Muhammad Guest Columnist (The Final Call) — In one of the more bizarre cases of American politics, a Jewish Republican group called on seven Black Democrats in Congress to ...
Razor-thin election results show the importance of voting
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League As the nation this month marks the 53rd anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights marches, the nation’s attention was riveted to a special election ...
‘Scared Negro disease’ remains
By Gary L. Flowers TriceEdneyWire.com Guest Columnist As another Black History Month has passed, I revisited the relevant speech given by former Atlanta mayor Maynard Jackson in 2002 while speaking in Portland, ...
Trump’s FY 2019 budget hurts Blacks
By Congressman Cedric L. Richmond Guest Columnist If you want to know how a president feels about your community, then all you need to do is look at his or her ...
Civility on Social Media is dead
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Newswire Columnist I have found myself increasingly wondering whether social media, particularly Twitter and Facebook, constitutes a vehicle for civil dialogue. The number of attacks that ...
Budgeting in the Bayou and beyond
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Early in life, I was taught the importance of saving by a man named Jesse Hill from Atlanta, Georgia. His is a piece of ...
Fair ‘35
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor How many high schools in New Orleans can you name that are fighting for their very survival in the midst of celebrating their 100th anniversary? How many high ...
Conformist clothing, revolutionary resistance in appreciation of Black Women’s History
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist One of the joys of watching the Black Panther film was enjoying the many ways Afrodescendent women were portrayed. We were protective mamas, and Angela ...

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