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Racism in the North hurt me as much as racism in the South

By Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist On March 7, 1965, before my grandmother could quickly change the channel from the evening news, I caught

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The scandalous ‘Empire’

By Ron Busby Sr. President, U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Guest Columnist According to a Nielsen consumer report, African Americans are voracious consumers of media, watching

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Don’t overlook contributions of Clarence Mitchell
Looking at our nation and noting where we have come since 1965 gives us reason to celebrate. However, in our celebration we should be mindful that true equality was never ...
Let members of Congress live like other people
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) couldn’t bring his French bulldog, Lily, on an Amtrak train. So when Amtrak funding came up for a vote, he inserted a ...
Our failure to measure up
Too much and for too long, we seem to have surrendered personal excellence and community values in the mere accumulation of material things. Our Gross National Product, now is over ...
To be or not to be a slave…
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Are you a living, breathing modern-day slave? That’s a question each of us must ask ourselves as we continue on our journey through life in the ...
And justice for all… Free speech applies at Mardi Gras too
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist It looked like it was going to be anything but fun and good times in St. Martinville this past Mardi Gras when the city set a ...
The GOP’s acting-the-fool dynamic
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Among the formal definitions for “acting the fool” are: one who is deficient in judgment, sense or understanding.
In Louisiana, they’re asking —who’s in charge?
By Jim Brown Guest Columnist “A governor kind of loses the opportunity of symbolic leadership of being on the front lines when he is out of the state.” – Professor Joseph ...
Democrats still searching for winning formula
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel just got spanked. Despite a campaign war chest of more than $15 million and the support of President Barack Obama, the former ...

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