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By Edmund W. Lewis Editor The first thing I thought about when I heard about the controversy brewing over NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision not

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Don’t blame Mother Nature, we need climate action

It’s been eleven years since Hurricane Katrina. For many residents of the Gulf Coast, August 29, 2005 was a nightmare. Katrina swept through Louisiana, Mississippi

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Does entrepreneurship matter?
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The most recent data on minority-owned firms in the United States was collected in 2012 (and released at the end of 2015).  It showed that the number ...
When was America great?
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Our American exceptionalism allows us to shimmer, too fully in our greatness. We are the biggest and the baddest. We are the best armed and ...
Really think about it!
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist I’m often amused by interviews aired on late-night TV questioning the average citizen’s knowledge of a particular subject. Although amused by some of ...
The problem with Religion’s biased God
By Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith Guest Columnist There seem to be two groups of “religious” people: those who adhere to a theology which makes God sovereign, and those who use religion ...
Why are Black Democrats more popular in the GOP?
By Raynard Jackson NNPA Newswire Columnist If Black Republicans ever want to be taken seriously by the Black community, they have to stop accepting the silly ultimatum being offered by the ...
Farewell to ‘Dixie’?
When I was in college, one of my frat brothers from Mississippi and I used to debate all the time about whose home state was a more hostile climate for ...
Donald Trump’s appeal for Black votes
By Walter Smith Guest Editorialist Trump: “What do you have to lose by trying something new?” African Americans should be wary about supporting Donald Trump for any public office because he does not ...
Standing on the shoulders of Shirley Chisholm
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League The nation has marked the historic occasion of the first woman in American history to win the Presidential nomination for a major political ...

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