Ebola’s other consequence

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist The world is rightly on edge over the latest appearance of the lethal Ebola virus. President Obama has committed

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Louisiana needs to turn blue

It’s time for the people of Louisiana to wake up and stop living in a dream world. The Republican Party is the party for the

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Ebola: Fight the disease, not the victims
By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist The spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa is a global health emergency. Countries around the world must join together to mobilize the resources, ...
Don’t mess with CHIP’s success
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist “If I could sit down for freedom, you can stand up for children.” – Mrs. Rosa Parks 1996 Stand for Children rally On June 1, 1996 the ...
Policing the police
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor The more I watch the evening news, the more I understand why people burn down buildings, loot businesses and throw rocks at police.
Countering voter suppression moves
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The Supreme Court recently blocked an appeals court ruling that would have restored seven days of voting in Ohio. In just three sentences, the court reduced ...
Two faces of racism
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist What was Alessandra Stanley, the longtime television critic of the New York Times, thinking that caused her in that now-infamous article to mis-label Shonda Rhimes, ...
No coward on race
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist After being confirmed as the nation’s first African American U.S. attorney general, Eric H. Holder, Jr. wasted little time putting everyone on notice that he ...
Holder was our firewall against GOP bigotry
By Earl Ofari Hutchinson New America Media Columnist One of the most poignant moments in Attorney General Eric Holder Jr.’s six-year tenure heading the Justice Department came in February 2009 barely a ...
Eric Holder stood tall for justice
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Black American leadership too often is taken for granted. Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation from office not because of malfeasance or wrong ...

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