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Each generation has something to offer

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Whether it is in an inner city neighborhood across America, the Caribbean, in Europe or in a sprawling

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Did Brian Williams lie about Katrina?

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams has finally admitted that he had incorrectly asserted that a helicopter he traveled

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Celebrate yourself
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Part II There’s been a great deal of conversation in the community in recent years about the power relationship between Blacks and whites and how that relationship is ...
Plastic bags smother Planet Earth
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist Maybe it has always been like this. If so, I am not sure precisely what triggered my new concern. But in either case, there seems to ...
Time to invest in children
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist The president’s budget released last week proposes billions in critical new federal investments for 2016 and beyond to improve the life chances of millions of poor ...
Beyond the bridge: The suppression never ended
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The stirring film Selma ends with Dr. King leading civil rights marchers across the bridge and to passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. ...
Making no progress on race with ‘progressives’
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist I like Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). Her progressive ideas are just what we need while Hilary Clinton is straddling the fence, and still cozying up with bankers. ...
Celebrate yourself
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Part I Every February, schools, churches and community organizations across the U.S. gather to celebrate the history and achievements of African America. It’s a tradition that dates back ...
Civic lessons and Civil Rights
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Sam Cooke’s early 1960s pop tune, “Don’t Know Much About History,” was a big hit on the charts. Unfortunately, the gospel and soul star’s lyrics also ...
The legacy of Carter G. Woodson
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist The best way to celebrate Black History Month is to make more Black history. Black History Month is now celebrated around the world. We are ...

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