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Denzel is dead wrong about the ‘bad’ Black father

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Guest Columnist Can’t get a job or a promotion, blame the bad Black father, not legions of corporations, government and public

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The ‘old war skule’ makes amends

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor The Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors voted recently to rename some of the streets and roadways on its Baton

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Our ancestors had all the right stuff
This letter is in reference to an absolutely awesome experience I recently encountered, and can’t wait to share with everyone, especially my fellow African Americans. I went on a ...
Honor World AIDS Day, fight to preserve access to health care
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League In the United States, HIV – the virus that causes AIDS – affects African Americans more than any other group. According to ...
The blind eye
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The 2016 film, Birth of a Nation, was released in a storm of controversy unrelated to the film itself. Whatever your opinion of ...
‘No success without a successor:’ Urban League 25
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League When I began my career in public service 25 years ago, I was fortunate to have outstanding mentors and role models, most notably ...
How about a little justice, dawg?
By now, I’m sure you heard the story about the young Black male who was arrested by New Orleans police and was denied his constitutional right to speak to an ...
NAACP report on air pollution misses the mark
The health of African-American communities is a genuine cause for concern in our country, but attacking the natural gas and oil industry is the wrong approach and detracts from the ...
My habits must change, but my commitment will not falter
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist As you may have heard, I have hard news to share. After a battery of tests, my physicians have informed me that I am suffering from Parkinson’s ...
White supremacy is killing American democracy
By The Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith Guest Columnist When the current president was a candidate, he swelled the hearts of angry white men and women who believed they had been treated ...

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