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We need Thoreau now more than ever

By Hasan Zillur Rahim New America Media Guest Columnist Henry David Thoreau was born in Concord, Massachusetts 200 years ago, and America needs Thoreau now

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Welcoming immigrants keeps America great

By Rep. André Carson NNPA Guest Columnist President Donald Trump was elected on his pledge to make America great again. Yet, for all of his

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Democrats, we are your base!
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist For years, Black people have delivered our vote to Democrats. Many Democrats wouldn’t have won without our vote. Now some Black ...
Are you better off in a 45 presidency?
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The man who currently occupies the Oval Office (I call him 45, but y’all know his name, and we don’t call it because we do not believe ...
Throw the doors of opportunity wide open for our youth
By Congresswoman Robin Kelly NNPA Guest Columnist These are dark times in Washington. It’s no secret that President Trump and his team are working overtime to turn back the clock on ...
Facing the assault on Civil Rights
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The Trump administration has launched an unprecedented rollback of civil rights and voting rights. Those who care about building a more perfect union face harsh headwinds. We’ve ...
Donald J. Trump is NOT crazy
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist It’s time for television and radio talk show hosts, educators, editorial writers, columnists and politicians to cease describing U.S. President Donald J. Trump as being ...
Rev. Barber charts new course down beaten paths
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League After 12 historic years leading the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP, the Reverend Dr. William Barber is stepping down from his post ...
Surrendering while Black
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor A day after the one-year anniversary of the tragic police killing of 37-year-old Alton Sterling, a Black father of five whose only crime was thinking he had ...
Speaking of ‘rigged’
Rev. Susan K. Smith Guest Columnist Within the last few weeks, much of the African-American community has been thrown into abject pain yet again. The police officer who was seen shooting Philando ...

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