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Integrating into a burning house

By Jineea Butler NNPA Columnist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s last conversation with Harry Belafonte echoed in my head as I watched the Ferguson aftermath

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Obama should follow Bush Sr.’s example, support federal prosecution of Ferguson cop

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson New America Media Columnist On March 22, 1991, a visibly shaken and angered President George H.W. Bush said he was sickened

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Racial gap gets wider every time we ask
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist A recent poll showing that white, Black and Hispanic New Yorkers differ significantly in evaluating new city mayor Bill De Blasio’s job performance provoked a ...
Democrats still don’t get the message
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist Since the November 4 elections, there has been a broad and needed discussion concerning what the Democrats did wrong or, to put it better, why ...
Recycling failed education policies
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander will likely become chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Though he has yet to be elected by his Republican ...
The legacy of Marcus Garvey
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist This year marks the 100 anniversary of the founding of the United Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) by the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey. I ...
Problems with the truth
Eventually the truth catches up to everyone, even our Governor. No matter how far he flies from Louisiana, or what state he is in, the facts follow him. His administration’s ...
Stop deficit spending
The evidence is overwhelming that Louisiana continues to spend more taxpayer money than it takes in. We have had six years of mid-year budget cuts out of the last seven. We’ve ...
Midterm election lies and consequences
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist One source of the widespread losses the Democratic Party suffered this month in the midterm elections can be traced to the Ebola crisis that began ...
Voices from abroad
By E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist In 2008, when President Obama launched his first campaign for the Presidency, we heard a multitude of voices expressing adoration for his candidacy. Not surprisingly, ...

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