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How Jindal’s voucher program is like the Tuskegee syphilis experiments

By Michael Holzman Guest Columnist Experiment: Take state tax-payers’ money and give it to failing private schools. Then fill those schools with poor Black children.

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Obama and the elephant in the room

By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist It’s been whispered for years so let’s deal with the elephant in the room: Many African Americans

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Still waging a Civil War
By. Rev. Susan K. Smith George Curry Media Columnist I remember when I was a teen and former Alabama segregationist Gov. George Wallace was running for president. To me, he was a ...
The time is always right to do right
By Marian Wright Edelman George Curry Media Columnist March 31 was the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s last Sunday sermon at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. in ...
Politicians sometimes say the strangest things
By James Ewers Guest Columnist Primaries and caucuses are events that are happening almost every week now. This has been the case for many months now. Barbershops, malls, hair salons and ...
Justice gone wild
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor What’s up with the D.A.? That question has been popping up all over the Crescent City as the city’s top prosecutor made it clear that he is not ...
Importance of the Supreme Court
By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Scholars often opine that women in decision-making positions of authority would make more positive change in the future of the nation than men. With ...
Vote for Democracy’s sake
By Lee A. Daniels George Curry Media Columnist This year’s presidential election has cast the importance of voting and of American citizens’ right to vote in the sharpest ...
After attacks on Brussels, more personal attacks on Obama
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist Not even President Obama would argue it was the best of timing. While he was on the first leg of a two-stop trip to ...
Life is valuable in Turkey, in Belgium
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The ISIS attack on Brussels, Belgium strikes fear in the heart of every human being who lives in a “first world” nation rattled by random, brutal ...

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