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Low Black employment in Silicon Valley

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist The nation’s digital technology and social media companies are helping to transform how people throughout the world communicate

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Innocent victims of the U.S. war on drugs

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist Bishop Minerva Carcaño, the Los Angeles Area Resident Bishop of the United Methodist Church, is acting with urgency. Along

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Everyone needs to vote
By James Clingman NNPA Columnist This is a call for all eligible Black folks to register and vote in every election from now until eternity, so we can stop the rallies, marches, ...
Dignity is something Jesus shunned
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist In a recent circular letter, the Congregation For Divine Worship announced that the placement of the sign of peace within Mass will ...
China dominated U.S. – Africa summit
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Although the continent of Africa has 54 countries, the nation that received the most attention at last week’s U.S.-Africa Summit in Washington, D.C. was ...
Social Security
As we all acknowledge the 79th Anniversary of “Social Security,” I must say I find the term misleading. The annual Social Security Trustees report recently came out, and it said ...
Make strides towards wireless inclusion
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO National Urban League Last week, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Tom Wheeler and FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn took an important step towards ensuring that communities of color, emerging ...
The GOP: Chaos is their goal
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Three events occurred in the tight confines of Capitol Hill last week that underscore the Republican Party’s extraordinary institutional decline and its responsibility for the Congress’ ...
African leaders summit in America
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist The importance of President Barack Obama’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit held last week in Washington, D.C. should not be underestimated. This is a historic event ...
Democrats’ smart butt white boys syndrome
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist In 1984, former UN Ambassador Andrew Young described the inner circle of Democratic presidential nominee Walter Mondale as “smart a-- white boys” who thought they ...

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