By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist What is important to 45 million Black Americans today should be important to all Americans. Yet, as the
This week marks the 90th anniversary of the birth of The Louisiana Weekly, one of the oldest Black newspapers in the Deep South and a
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League Addie Mae Collins. Carol Denise McNair. Carole Robertson. Cynthia Wesley. Fifty-two years ago this week, their lives were taken in what Martin ... Another government shutdown?
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Congress must approve a budget by October 1, or our government will shut down. That means that people will not be paid and technically, government departments will ... Black votes matter
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By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Is #BlackLivesMatter a criminal organization that advocates attacks on and murder of white police officers? That’s the snake-oil pitch the conservative echo chamber ... Trump’s attack on immigrants of color
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist I want to address this column quite explicitly to African Americans. If you are not African-American, please feel free to read this, however. When you hear ... The Voting Rights Act at 50
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist This year marks cash advance with unemployment check the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act (VRA), signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on August ... Black lives and police lives matter
It’s not, and never should have been, an either-or proposition to say Black lives matter or police lives matter. The slaying of a police officer must and should be denounced ...
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