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Democrats’ smart butt white boys syndrome

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist In 1984, former UN Ambassador Andrew Young described the inner circle of Democratic presidential nominee Walter Mondale as “smart

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Education is the key

“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” — Malcolm X As a brand-new school

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The voice of Black America, Part V
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Part V Our voice for the cause of freedom, justice, equality, and empowerment is the consistent voice of struggle and self-determination representing the interests of ...
Racial animus plays role in Obama opposition
By Morris Dees Guest Columnist (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Southern Poverty Law Center) — Right-wing pundits have jumped all over Attorney General Eric Holder for daring to ...
The lynching of Eric Garner
By Walter Fields NNPA Columnist It was one of the most difficult scenes in Spike Lee’s classic movie Do the Right Thing, the brutal strangulation of peace-loving Radio Raheem by New ...
The high cost of injustice
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist What if we didn’t incarcerate people who commit non-violent crimes? Or, if we sentenced them, what if their sentences were reasonable, instead of intolerable? ...
Dead men walking
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor When you’re a Black man or boy in America, you know what it feels like to live on the edge. Emmett Till knew. Yusuf Hawkins and Trayvon Martin ...
A victory for affirmative action
By George E. Curryz NNPA Columnist Almost lost among the news last week about the war in the Middle East and a war of another kind in Washington between Republicans and ...
Haven’t I seen these people before?
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist For much of this month I was experiencing flashes of déjà vu. It’s come from watching the demonstrators in some towns across the country and reading ...
Dogs eat better than one million children
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The South African charity Feed a Child (www.feedachild.co.za/) chose to highlight child poverty in South Africa by portraying a little Black boy being fed like a ...

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