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Tired of political pitches, but not the fight

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist So, the midterm elections are fast approaching and, with every passing day, you are probably receiving an email and/or

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White cops kill at least two Blacks each week

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Occasionally, police officers behave in such as dastardly manner that it captures international attention. There was the 1997 famous

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The war on us
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Wendell Allen, 20, is killed by a trigger-happy cop with a single bullet to his chest for getting out of bed shirtless to see what the racket ...
Low Black employment in Silicon Valley
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist The nation’s digital technology and social media companies are helping to transform how people throughout the world communicate and do business. In the ...
Innocent victims of the U.S. war on drugs
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist Bishop Minerva Carcaño, the Los Angeles Area Resident Bishop of the United Methodist Church, is acting with urgency. Along with more than 100 other religious ...
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, so we can stop the rallies, marches, ...
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 Summit in Washington, D.C. was ...
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 ...

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