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Bringing Black history to life

I received a call from a Louisiana Weekly reader who asked for suggestions about how she might engage her peers and younger members of her

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Jannie Ligons is the Woman of the Year

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA News Wire Columnist Jannie Ligons is an Oklahoma City grandmother who left a friend’s house to drive home. She collided with

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Is Islamophobia the ‘acceptable’ racism of the 21st century?
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA News Wire Columnist In the aftermath of the Paris massacre and, later, the San Bernardino massacre, I have found myself wondering about the responses that we are ...
Leaders provide vision, not division
By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist Leaders provide vision. They help people understand where they are, how they got there and what they must do to go forward. They help ...
Terrorism in the U.S. ain’t nothing new
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Anyone following most new coverage in the press on the “war on terrorism” would probably believe journalists when they speak or write such statements as ...
What will 2016 bring for economic and political opportunity and social justice?
By Marc H. Morial President and CEO, National Urban League The 2016 Presidential election still is more than 10 months off, but already it promises to serve as a referendum on ...
Freedom talk
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor It’s hard to believe, but 2015 is finally coming to an end. It is a year that will be remembered for many things, among them the successful ...
Huge, obvious holes in Trump’s views on combatting terrorism
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA News Wire Columnist I awoke to a story that Presidential candidate Donald Trump was now proposing that the families of terrorists should be killed. As best as ...
Eloquence and arrogance
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist On the same day that President Barack Obama gave a stirring and historically grounded commemoration regarding the 150th anniversary of the passage of the 13th Amendment, ...
Don’t be fooled by ‘silent Clarence’ Thomas
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist In arguably the most important civil rights case the U.S. Supreme Court will hear this term — a case that could ban or ...

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