‘Run, Jesse, run’ – 30 years later

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist The recent Wall Street Project conference in New York City was old home week for many of us who

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By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League Another mother’s anguish. Another unarmed Black teenager in Florida shot dead for no good reason. Another indefensible

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The Hungry Child
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist Some children cheer when schools close for winter storms, but there are hungry children in America right now for whom another snow day meant another ...
The GOP accommodates evil
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Just when, six years in to the Obama presidency, I think I’m hardened to the deranged anti-Obama rants of conservatives and Republican Party officials, I’ve ...
Remembering today’s fight
During Black History Month, students across the country pause to celebrate the great contributions of African Americans, ranging from Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream, the brave actions of many in ...
Reclaiming our history
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor One of America’s greatest intellectuals, William E.B. DuBois, once wrote: “Listen to the Winds, O God the Reader, that wail across the whipcords stretched taut on broken ...
Economics lesson on the deficit and debt
By William Spriggs TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Republicans in the House of Representa­tives last week caved and allowed a simple vote on raising the debt limit of the United States. Their hand-wringing about ...
Clarence Thomas’ self-inflicted amnesia
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is at it again. Whenever he opens his mouth about race, he displays a surprising myopia for a 65-year-old African-American man who ...
Things go better with Coke
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist What could anyone who loves America find offensive about Americans singing one of the nation’s unofficial national anthems, “America the Beautiful?” Well, Coca-Cola, the consumer products ...
Remember Malcolm
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Friday, February 21, will mark the 49th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, one of the world’s most committed and visionary freedom fighters.

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