Good news for children when Congress works together

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist While we rarely hear good news these days about Congress, I have some to share. Continuing a long tradition

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Democrats bash Pres. Obama yet want Black vote

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist Here are a few election-time questions to think over: Why in the world do Democrats think they can bash

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Banks are now robbing people
By James Clingman NNPA Columnist Remember the old movies where the outlaws robbed banks for a living, or the gangsters did “bank jobs” as they moved from town to town? ...
Ebola’s other consequence
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist The world is rightly on edge over the latest appearance of the lethal Ebola virus. President Obama has committed American troops and millions of American dollars ...
Louisiana needs to turn blue
It’s time for the people of Louisiana to wake up and stop living in a dream world. The Republican Party is the party for the rich only and their only ...
Ebola: Fight the disease, not the victims
By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist The spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa is a global health emergency. Countries around the world must join together to mobilize the resources, ...
Don’t mess with CHIP’s success
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist “If I could sit down for freedom, you can stand up for children.” – Mrs. Rosa Parks 1996 Stand for Children rally On June 1, 1996 the ...
Policing the police
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor The more I watch the evening news, the more I understand why people burn down buildings, loot businesses and throw rocks at police.
Countering voter suppression moves
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The Supreme Court recently blocked an appeals court ruling that would have restored seven days of voting in Ohio. In just three sentences, the court reduced ...
Two faces of racism
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist What was Alessandra Stanley, the longtime television critic of the New York Times, thinking that caused her in that now-infamous article to mis-label Shonda Rhimes, ...

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