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Democratic leaders can’t blame us

By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist When all of the analyses of the 2014 midterm elections are completed and blame for this political disaster

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Blacks need to hold Obama accountable

By Cleo Manago NNPA Guest Columnist To explain the very low turn-out of Black (and Brown) people or Democrats during recent elections, President Barack Obama

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A city of resiliency
Recently I had the great pleasure of visiting New Orleans to promote breast-cancer research, and the new book Just Peachey: Bearing Fruit. Of all the things I’ve heard about the ...
The former Confederate states regain positioning
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist My reaction to the election of Republicans’ Mia Love of Utah as the first female Black Republican ever elected to the House of ...
Violence against women
Just before I participated in a panel discussion on how to end sexual assault on Louisiana’s campuses yesterday, the New Orleans Inspector General released a report on the NOPD’s mishandling ...
Ebola tracks outbreak of HIV/AIDS pandemic
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist A high school friend of my wife was one of the earliest victims of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. He was a flight attendant, who was stricken and ...
Turned down for what?
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor In this political season of name-calling, race-baiting and fact-fudging, it would be easy to get frustrated and just shut down. But shutting down or even turning down ...
Watching the elections from abroad
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist JERUSALEM — On Election Night, I usually stay awake as long as my eyelids are willing to cooperate. But this year was different. Instead of alternating ...
Justice for Native Americans
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist There was a time when Black people were bombarded with offensive names that others knew were offensive, but use of the words continued. ...
Online colleges flunk common sense
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The most common model of college attendance is that a young person who graduates from high school and heads directly to college, perhaps taking a year off ...

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