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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,

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Safe driving this summer

From teenagers being out of school and spending more time behind the wheel to long road trips to favorite vacation spots, summertime on the road

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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 ...
Job well done
More than a year ago, WWL TV’s Dionne Butler shared with me her dream of doing a 50th anniversary Commemoration of the Civil Rights Act signing. I wanted to help.
Age discrimination
“You’re too old – and you’re fired.” No one deserves to be ousted from their job, passed over for promotion, or denied access to training and development opportunities because they are ...
SCOTUS’ ‘religious freedom’ scam
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two decisions that the Court’s conservative majority and the larger conservative movement pretended were about “religious freedom.”
How world has changed since I ran for president
By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist This year marks the 30th anniversary of my 1984 campaign for the presidency. Last Saturday at the kickoff of the annual Rainbow Push Convention, ...

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