By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist We won the Voting Rights Act of 1965 at Selma, combining the power of a principled mass movement
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist As I followed recent events at the University of Missouri that culminated in the resignation of its
By Marc H. Morial CEOPresident, National Urban League Michael Middleton, the University of Missouri’s new interim president faces the challenge of healing wounds that have been decades in the making, since the ... Anything but Black
Actor Taye Diggs wants his young son to know that he is racially mixed — not Black. Diggs, 44, conveniently made his controversial remarks as he promotes his second book, ... ‘Sanctuary Cities’ just naying ‘No’
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist New Orleans is one of over 300 so-called “Sanctuary Cities” in the U.S. The term applies to communities that have chosen not to cooperate with ... Fake ‘hero’ cop proves white lies matter
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist Writing under the headline, “Police lives matter too,” Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass summed up the sentiment - and mass hysteria - ... What happens when everybody has a gun?
By Dr. Joseph Marshall New America Media Guest Columnist Guns are in the news again. The recent mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon thrust the issue of guns squarely back ... Show me something
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor I am so proud of the students and student-athletes at the University of Missouri right now. How could I not be after learning of these young people’s ongoing ... What’s wrong with the truth?
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Award-winning film director Quentin Tarantino gets high props for stepping up to tell some truth about the many murders of African Americans at the hands of misbehaving ... Rigged: Racial bias in jury selection
By Marc H. Morial President and CEO The National Urban League "Illegal and unconstitutional jury selection procedures cast doubt on the integrity of the hole judicial process. They create the appearance of bias ...
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