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Home-grown reactionaries; not Russians, are greatest threat to our elections

By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist This past weekend, we once again gathered in Selma, Ala., to commemorate “Bloody Sunday,” the March 7, 1965, march across

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Gun safety is about freedom

By Derrick Johnson NNPA Guest Columnist Fear at school was something the Little Rock Nine knew all too well. Facing vitriol, racism, and merciless violence,

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Why voting in the upcoming Judicial Elections is important
By Ashley J. Heilprin Guest Columnist For voters in New Orleans, we have had a number of elections in the past year, but the party is over just yet, there’s still ...
The student loan debt crisis is a Civil Rights issue
By Wade Henderson NNPA Guest Columnist From attacks on voting rights to police killings of unarmed civilians and growing inequities in earnings and wealth, the civil rights gains of the ...
Before the Parkland massacre and now
By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist What happened in Parkland, FL is too horrible to ignore. Yet we’ve tolerated too many of all kinds of evils, including murders. Too many ...
This is why I hate Black Republicans
By Raynard Jackson NNPA Newswire Columnist I stopped attending the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), because it reminded me of “The Flintstones” and “The Jetsons”; Blacks were noticeably missing from both ...
50 years after Fair Housing Act, we still have a long way to go
By Jeffrey W. Hicks TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist We have come a long way toward building Black homeownership since the Fair Housing Act was signed into federal law 50 years ago. In commemorating that ...
Black (Immigrant) Lives Matter
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League We are long overdue for a discussion about immigration as it relates to Black immigrants, particularly at this moment as the current presidential administration ...
From Wakanda to Zamunda
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor I really didn’t know what to expect — and therefore had no expectations when I sat down to watch the highly anticipated film Black Panther. All ...
Shoo fly
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor What would make a white woman working at Fox News who probably doesn’t know a lot of Black people think she has the right to tell a ...

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