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The real Barack Obama re-emerges

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist President Barack Obama knocked it out of the park during the State of the Union address. He was strong, progressive,

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With ‘no more campaigns to run,’ Pres. Obama refuses to back down

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The strongest line in President Obama’s recent State of the Union address Tuesday night was adlibbed.

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Acknowledging the real MLK Jr.
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Another celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday has come and gone. And those who claim to be committed supporters of Dr. King and ...
France’s history of violence
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist In the aftermath of the killings of staff at the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris, there has been near universal outrage, and correctly so. The murders ...
Is Pres. Obama trying to kill Black colleges?
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Part II Few things irk me more than hearing someone say or imply that now that we have a Black president, perhaps the time has come to ...
Honor Dr. King by serving
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist “If you want to be important—wonderful. If you want to be recognized—wonderful. If you want to be great—wonderful. But recognize that he who is greatest among ...
Spirit letters
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor I was at home recently looking through some boxes and files in search of some old photos and mementos when I stumbled across some of my prized ...
When will Black lives matter?
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist A few days ago, a most amazing event occurred in the United States! You may have heard about it. Although I had ...
Resurrecting families
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor “To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family ...
A question of 21 times
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist I find it very unsettling to hear police officers discuss how they believe that BlackLivesMatter protesters and certain politicians, e.g., NYC Mayor de Blasio, are either ...

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