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

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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

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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.
Congress must vote to delay Biggert-Waters
Last Wednesday night, Metairie GOP Congressman Steve Scalise helped broker an agreement amongst key GOP lawmakers in the House, including House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, to protect Louisiana homeowners from ...
Carter G. Woodson, a master teacher
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist As we experience 2014 Black History Month, it is critical that those of us who are serious about advancing the legacy of Carter G. Woodson read ...
Black History Month: Now more than ever
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League There is no more powerful force than a people steeped in their history. And there is no higher cause than honoring our struggle and ...
A coup for Louisiana
Last week, Mary Landrieu ascended to the Chairmanship of the US Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee, returning Louisiana to it’s first position of real Congressional power since Bob Livingston ...
War on women harms children, too
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist In President Barack Obama’s State of the Union (SOU) address, he appealed to our nation’s employers to raise wages from the current minimum of $7.25 an ...

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