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Out of the mouth of a hypocrite — domestic terrorism

By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Any reasonable person plugged into a viable news source on 9/11/2001, understands the purpose and objective of terrorism.

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The retreat from equal justice

By Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist We celebrate our history as a march towards justice. The limited franchise of the early Republic was slowly

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Young, gifted and abused
By Walter L Fields NNPA Columnist In the course of one week we witnessed the burden of being young, gifted and Black. First, the Little League baseball Phenom Mo’ne Davis was insulted by ...
March Madness: Race, sports and money
By Everett L. Glenn Guest Columnist The NCAA men’s basketball tournament, better known as “March Madness” is back. A total of 68 teams compete in a single-elimination game format highlighted by the ...
Criminal justice system needs reform
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist I know from firsthand experience that the “criminal justice system” today in the United States is in serious and urgent need of reform, repair and ...
Looking beyond Ferguson
By Claud Anderson NNPA Guest Columnist The lack of respect for a Black man’s life, rights and contributions became infused into the nation’s national spirit and codified in the legal and ...
Low-Income children to get shafted by Congress
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist Congress is about to strike a deal that takes care of seniors and doctors but leaves low-income and “at-risk” children short. Congress’ annual struggle to avoid ...
The war on us
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Wendell Allen, 20, is killed by a trigger-happy cop with a single bullet to his chest for getting out of bed shirtless to see what the racket ...
Why I didn’t wear green on St. Patrick’s
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist St. Patrick’s Day has its rituals, but one that is not considered is any discussion of race. Having grown up in the Northeast, I am used ...
188 years of Black Press excellence
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist In recognition of the 75th Anniversary of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), I believe it is important to emphasize both the historical and ...

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