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Underdeveloped ‘sh*tholes’

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor When President Donald Trump decided to use the word “sh*thole” to describe El Salvador, Haiti and African nations, he knew

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Living and breathing King

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor This Monday, January 15, 2018, would have been the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 89th birthday. Nearly 50 years

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Black women need real change, not just thanks
By La’Tasha D. Mayes NNPA Guest Columnist After Roy Moore’s defeat at the hands of Alabama voters—driven by Black voter turnout, especially the votes of Black women—we saw the celebration, credit-taking, ...
Fifty years ago
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., born on January 15, 1929, turned 39 years old 50 years ago. Assassinated on April 4, 1968, he didn’t make it ...
Too much at stake to allow the 2016 Federal elections to stand
By Jerroll M. Sanders TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist We now know beyond all doubt that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. elections to help Donald J. Trump and certain Republican congressional candidates win. Although almost ...
Get powered up
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor Where do you find the “soul food” and inspiration to fuel your energy, lively up yourself and get things in gear for the never-ending ...
Relocating U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem is a bad move
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Newswire Columnist I wasn’t really surprised by Trump’s willingness to threaten the world for daring to stand up to his aggressive move of the United States ...
The infrastructure hoax
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Our nation’s infrastructure is crumbling. Nearly ten percent of our bridges are deficient or decrepit, a quarter of our schools are in fair or poor ...
The South can lead the nation to a ‘new politics’
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Liberating the South is the key to liberating the nation. The key to liberating the South is the Black vote. Recent Black turnout in elections in Virginia ...
We must never forget the sacrifice and the triumph
By Jesse Jackson Sr. Guest Contributor (TriceEdneyWire.com) — One hundred forty-five years ago on Jan. 1, Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, helping to transform this country from a union of states ...

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