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The audacity of voting

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist I love voting. Every time I go into the booth, I see little girl me, pigtails and all, plaid skirt,

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April is National Minority Health Month, an opportunity for us to take care of ourselves, our health, and our community.

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Brother, brother
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor I got a call a couple of days ago from someone I hadn't seen since my college days. I first met Herb after a Black poetry event ...
Are religions making the world better?
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist In the swath of the bully takeover of Crimea and the massing of tanks and troops at the border of Ukraine, one can argue that the ...
Unequal education: Is anyone listening?
By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The Department of Education just released its annual study on civil rights in our education system. The report, Attorney General Eric ...
Springing forward
By Edmund W. Lewis, Editor Spring is in the air and so are questions about just about everything. Why are we here? What are we supposed to be doing with our lives? ...
Put Louisiana’s most vulnerable families first
The Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) has outlined it policy priorities for the 2014 Louisiana legislative session, placing at the top of its agenda the protection of funding for ...
The Bounce Back: Profiling, never a good means to an end
By David Dennis Jr. Contributing Writer I spent a lot of time in Chicago during my year in graduate school at Northwestern University. Once night, I ran into a guy affectionately named, ...
March Madness: College athletes win right to unionize
By William Spriggs TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled in favor of the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) in determining that the ...
Epikeia is what we call common sense
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Fourteen-year-old Kayona Hagen-Tietz was having a delightful swim in the school pool for health class when a small science experiment triggered the fire alarm at Como ...

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