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The real terrorists in the U.S.

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist I would wager that you have had this experience. It has happened to me on more than one occasion.

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Helping children in hidden rural poverty

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist When many people hear child poverty in America the first stereotype is of an inner-city child and discussions about

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Change is in the air
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor After a long, hot summer filled with lots of heat, humidity and drama about fatal cop shootings, brazen gun battles on the streets of New Orleans and ...
America’s criminal justice problem
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Do you know what little respect Black and Hispanic citizens of New York City have for following the rules that make living in the city bearable ...
A world beyond our own
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist President Obama says he is going to take ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) out. I wonder how many of us have been to that part ...
NFL domestic abusers get tap on wrist
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist The NFL – which has been referred to as everything from the National Felons League to, in the cases of players, Not For Long – ...
Racism is not a card game
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Whenever someone accuses an African-American of playing the “race card,” I cringe. Racism in America is not a card game. There is no such ...
The power of the vote essential to change
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League Less than a year from now, on August 6, 2015, the nation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of ...
Remembering Kojo
A year ago, The Louisiana Weekly joined a host of justice advocates, civil rights groups, grassroots organizations and comrades in mourning the passing of thought-provoking journalist, statesman and freedom fighter ...
Rescued from America’s Gulag Archipelago
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist When a North Carolina judge last week vacated the prison sentences of 50-year-old Henry Lee McCollum, who had spent nearly 30 years on the state’s death ...

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