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Disregarding Black life

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Patrick Lynch, do you remember Oscar Grant? And if you do, Mr. “leader” of the New York Police Department Union,

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Out of bounds

By Omar Tyree NNPA Columnist In the middle of turmoil between police officers and unarmed African Americans is the need for ex-pros Charles Barkley and

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GOP 2015: A trip into the past
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist At this time of the year everyone is making predictions about the coming year and/or reflections on the past. Let me add a quick note, ...
These slaves ain’t loyal
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Is Charles Barkley sipping brown liquor again? Is he stuck on stupid or just crazy like a fox? Those were my initial thoughts after hearing about the former ...
Protesters must be mindful of dirty tricks
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Immediately after hearing about the killing of two New York City police officers by a seemingly mentally-deranged Black male, I called my 48-year-old son whose ...
All lives are valuable
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Rafael Ramos had been a school security guard before he joined the New York City Police Department two years ago. Ramos, 40, was married and had ...
White lies and racist ties
So there we have it: White supremacy on full display. Glaringly on display for those who don’t know what it is, or doubt or deny its existence. On the one hand ...
2014: Unfair and unbalanced media
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Fox News, which mislabels itself as “fair and balanced,” was anything but in 2014, according to MediaMatters.org, the independent media watchdog group. The way that the ...
2014 lies of the year
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist There are critical similarities between the furious controversy in the fall about the Ebola crisis in the U.S. – that never materialized – and that ...
I love loosies
The cops who ganged up on Eric Garner, got him into a chokehold, and mashed his face into the sidewalk didn’t intend to kill him. They intended only to show ...

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