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Saving community newspapers in the age of Facebook

By Denise Rolark-Barnes, Chairperson, NNPA and Benjamin F. Chavis, President/CEO, NNPA Hundreds of newspapers have disappeared in the last 15 years and readership is on

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Supreme Court rejects affirmative action challenge

By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist In many instances, the Supreme Court’s recent affirmative action ruling upholding the University of Texas’s affirmative action

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Diversity or race? Or is it privilege?
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Our country is convulsing over issues of diversity and race. Police departments from Baltimore to Minneapolis are talking about diversity hiring as the ...
Murder of 3 Civil Rights workers and the judgment of history
By Lee A. Daniels George Curry Media Columnist “Investigation of the 1964 Murders of Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman - Case Closed.” So stated federal and Mississippi state ...
The essence of oppression
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor Essence Fest is dead, y’all. In case you haven’t been paying close attention, the annual summer event in the Crescent City that bills itself as ...
Hatred
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist If one accepts the fact that there’s no excuse or rationale for abject hatred that promotes or justifies the murder of any human ...
A showcase of political impotence
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist Last weekend was supposed to be a remix of the 1972 National Black Political Convention in Gary, Ind. Richard G. Hatcher, who became ...
Clinton and Trump point America in two very different directions
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The media has already dubbed Hillary Clinton the presumptive presidential nominee. Even before she won California, she had won more votes, more pledged delegates and more primaries ...
Muhammad Ali did not ‘transcend’ race
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Muhammad Ali was, among other things, a proud Black man. He embraced his Blackness, and often referred to it. He is often quoted for saying he ...
On Father’s Day let’s begin to pray for peace and work for justice
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League “Of all the rocks upon which we build our lives, we are reminded today that family is the most important. And we ...

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