By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist Thanksgiving Day — a day of family gatherings to give thanks for our many blessings — has evolved
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor The holiday season is upon us and we still find ourselves trying to make sense of the many moves made
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist After repeated Republican obstruction, Senate Democrats boldly stood up to Republicans by pulling the trigger on the nuclear option, a parliamentary maneuver that means most ... Food stamp cuts: Children will go hungry
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist “Are there no prisons? And the workhouses, are they still in operation?” Is that what the government and the people of the United States are about to ... Who’s afraid of a Black Hollywood?
By David Dennis Jr. Contributing Writer Who remembers Soul Plane? The movie, which came out about a decade ago, was the nadir of Black cinema. The premise was simple (and embarrassing): a ... Senate disarms weapon of mass obstruction
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League “For the first time in history, Republicans have routinely used the filibuster to prevent President Obama from appointing his executive team or confirming judges…The ... War on Black women
By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire Columnist My good friend Dick Gregory says that when America suffers an “economic cold,” Black folks suffer economic pneumonia. So it is in every ... Putting the ‘Black’ in Black Friday
By Ron Daniels NNPA Guest Columnist The Christmas season provides an excellent opportunity for Africans in America to engage in a season of resistance. The corporate retail establishment in this country is ... Why I represent the New Orleans immigrant workers who committed civil disobedience
In the 36 years I have been a lawyer, I have seen many people take brave moral actions. I have represented hundreds in Louisiana and across our country who ... JFK’s Civil Rights legacy
By Earl Ofari Hutchinson New America Media Columnist There’s been as much myth as fact regarding John F. Kennedy’s civil rights legacy in the more than fifty years before, during and especially ...
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