Jim Crow’s ancestors – and children

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist At first glance, one might be hard-pressed to think that a recent opinion piece on the 1970s origins of

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Dependence and independence

In a couple of weeks, Americans will celebrate the nation’s 238th birthday. For many, the July 4th observance took on added significance in the years

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Right-wing media pretends racism doesn’t exist
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist A new posting by MediaMatters.org, the media watchdog group, sums up the conservative strategy under the headline, “Don’t Litigate It, Don’t Ever Talk About It: Right-Wing ...
Our continuing conversation on race
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Donald Sterling, the disgraced San Diego Clippers owner (thus far), is like the proverbial bad penny: he won’t go away. He’s ...
No surprise racism lurked underneath mass murderer’s rage
By Earl Ofari Hutchinson New America Media Columnist There was no surprise that in between U.C. Santa Barbara’s mass murderer Elliot Rodger’s warped, sick, and perverse harangues against women, he also laced ...
Must be the music
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Remember the good ol’ days when you could turn on the radio and hear something uplifting? You know, back in the day when you could hear Earth,Wind ...
Dishonoring our Vets
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The last Monday in May, Memorial Day, was designed to honor those who died in service to our country. It is tragically ironic that around the ...
Brown v. Board was about more than schools
By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The Supreme Court decision in Brown vs. Board of Education 60 years ago began when Oliver L. Brown, a welder, went to court because ...
Everything Sterling said wasn’t false
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A man too busy to hate
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League Every time ostracized Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling opens his mouth, he reveals how deeply out of touch and stuck in the past ...

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