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‘Black-ish’ and blue

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor So there’s this new show on TV called “Black-ish” which pokes fun at the issue of racial identity. The sitcom,

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The boomerang generation

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist One of the most interesting findings of the data recently released by the Census Bureau is that so many recent

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The CBC – Then and now
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Too often people who have experienced and endured long term oppression and suffering take for granted some of the socioeconomic and political indicators of ...
The high cost of child poverty in America
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist Just released U.S. Census Bureau data reveal 45.3 million people were poor in America in 2013. One in three of those who are poor is ...
The real terrorists in the U.S.
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist I would wager that you have had this experience. It has happened to me on more than one occasion. I am going through security at ...
Helping children in hidden rural poverty
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist When many people hear child poverty in America the first stereotype is of an inner-city child and discussions about solutions to poverty often focus on ...
Change is in the air
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor After a long, hot summer filled with lots of heat, humidity and drama about fatal cop shootings, brazen gun battles on the streets of New Orleans and ...
America’s criminal justice problem
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Do you know what little respect Black and Hispanic citizens of New York City have for following the rules that make living in the city bearable ...
A world beyond our own
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist President Obama says he is going to take ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) out. I wonder how many of us have been to that part ...
NFL domestic abusers get tap on wrist
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist The NFL – which has been referred to as everything from the National Felons League to, in the cases of players, Not For Long – ...

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