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Catching Fire

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Greetings from New Johannes­burg. Down here in District 12, where the cops show residents no mercy or respect and it’s

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Ben Carson’s political malpractice

By Walter L. Fields, Jr NNPA Columnist By any measure Ben Carson is at the top of his field. The renowned surgeon has established a

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12 Years a Slave and the tides of history
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Now, the world knows something of the story of Solomon Northrup, a “free” Black American from New York who was kidnapped by slave-hunters in the 1840s ...
A little common sense for the Ukraine
By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Suddenly the crisis in Ukraine engulfs the U.S. As Russian troops move into Crimea, the White House goes into crisis management. Secretary of State ...
The Jim Crow impulse
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Arizona’s Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, after nearly a week of reading the political tea leaves, vetoed a bill Feb. 27 from her state’s GOP-controlled legislature ...
Ted Nugent — A white supremacist; not a racist
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist When Ted Nugent, who has called President Obama, among other things, a “sub-human mongrel” because of his racial background and a “racist” because he said ...
My sister’s keeper
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist In all the hoopla surrounding President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative, overlooked is that fact that our young girls also need to be targeted for ...
Inequality is now mainstream
By William Spriggs TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Last week, in New York, the Ford Foundation hosted a conference with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on “Changing the Conversation on Growth: ...
Brothers and keepers
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor When I got the news that President Barack Obama has finally put together an initiative aimed at helping Black and Latino boys, I thought, “Good for him.” Several ...
A mixed Obama legacy
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist President Barack Obama announced a “My Brother’s Keeper,” an initiative to help young Black and Brown men succeed. Many present in the East Wing ...

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