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U.S. Senate fails on diversity

By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League Since our founding in 1910, the National Urban League has been focused on economic civil rights and

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By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Where has the time gone? Eight years have gone by much too soon. As the days pass, the

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A little defense goes a long way
An MSNBC host had some great advice last week for those fretting over the prospects of spending the next four years with President Donald Trump as the leader of the ...
MLK held a mirror up to a nation’s values
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Dr. King was an intellectual who reflected seriously and critically on the dilemma facing African Americans, people of color generally and poor people specifically — of ...
MLK’s legacy for Black America in 2017
By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. President/CEO, NNPA As the United States of America and the global community salutes, recognizes and commemorates the 88th birthday of The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, ...
Moral courage is standing up for what is right
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA News Wire Columnist On Wednesday, January 11, Senator Cory A. Booker (D-NJ) and Representative John Lewis (D-GA) joined the list of speakers testifying before the Senate ...
The mind-numbing ordeal of a valiant soul
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist It was halfway déjà vu as I drove north on I-49 beyond Alexandria, Louisiana and turned off at exit 119. But on the previous occasion, the ...
Thank you, President Obama
By David Muhammad New America Media Columnist The night, eight years ago, that Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States was euphoric. At an election watch party in ...
Civil Rights at risk under Sessions
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Confirmation hearings for Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, named by Donald Trump to be attorney general of the United States, will begin on Jan. 10, before Trump ...
I will support the women’s march
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist “Ain’t I A Woman,” railed Sojourner Truth, “I have ploughed and planted and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain’t I a ...

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