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The voice of Black America

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Part IV To publish a document is to establish a permanent record for the future. To publish a

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Trying to understand what makes sense

By William Spriggs Guest Columnist Last month, a United Nations panel held that cutting off water to Detroit residents suffering from high unemployment rates and

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UNCF stands its ground in Koch flap
By James Clingman NNPA Columnist The controversy over the recent donation by the Koch Foundation to the UNCF begs a discussion of politics, education, and business. After receiving a $25 million ...
GOP’s impeachment gambit
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Those who’ve found it difficult to connect with the racial history of post-Civil War America — when Black Americans were stripped of the citizenship rights ...
Guns cause life to be measured in days, not years
By Walter Fields NNPA Columnist The body count continues to rise as the nation panders to gun zealots and allows the Constitution to be perverted. The family of 12 year-old Genesis ...
Nothing essential about Essence
By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist I wrote a column three years ago titled, “Black Women No Longer Have Their Essence.” My point was that Essence, the pre-eminent magazine for Black women, ...
Stimulating students during summer
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist It’s mid-July. Do you know if your children are learning? Just a month ago they were eager to leave the regimentation of the daily classroom ...
The voice of Black America, Part III
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Part III Former U.S. Rep. Parren Mitchell (D-Md.) once told me, “It is long overdue for Black Americans to understand the urgent and ongoing necessity to ...
The other A.D.D.
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor This just in: Facebook may actually be bad for you and your personal relationships, particularly your relationship with your spouse. Imagine that.
Independence? Advertising, support, and African Americans
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist In the “afterglow” of the Fourth of You Lie, I am flipping through an African-American magazine, enjoying the content, but looking for the “bite.” For how ...

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