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A commitment to democracy

By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The North Carolina NAACP President, the Rev. William Barber, tore it up and then threw down in a powerful speech

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Is there corporate leadership on racial justice?

By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist When North Carolina passed laws eliminating anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, along with passing its “bathroom

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Our nation’s unfinished business
By Marian Wright Edelman George Curry Media Columnist [The summer] brought racial disorders to American cities, and with them shock, fear and bewilderment to the nation. The worst came during a two-week period ...
Skills needed to be a 21st-century leader
By James Ewers Jr. Guest Columnist It seems as though challenges, uncertainty, tragedies and economic downturns are taking hold of the world on a daily basis. The nightly news seems always ...
Trump is no stranger to law-and-order baiting
By Earl Ofari Hutchinson New American Media Columnist When GOP presidential contender Donald Trump shouts that he’s the “law-and-order candidate,” he is pilfering the line that George Wallace, Barry Goldwater, Richard Nixon, ...
Trump, the fear-mongering candidate
By Lee A. Daniels George Curry Media Columnist Are you cowering in your homes yet, clutching your framed copies of the Second Amendment, AR-15s and open-and/or-concealed-carry guns yet? If you watched Donald ...
After the horror, we must build one America
By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. George Curry Media Columnist “It is more dangerous to be Black in America. You’re substantially more likely to be in a situation where police don’t respect ...
Enemies of the state
On the eve of the 2015 Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Ohio, it was surreal to say the least to see Cleveland police union leaders and some GOP officials asking ...
More B.R. incidents could elect Trump
By Earl Ofari Hutchinson New America Media Columnist Here are some key dates in presidential history, politics and elections that tell much about why the wanton murder of three police officers in ...
Racial anxiety fuels the Trump campaign
By Gerald Lenoir Guest Columnist The anti-Trump movement at the Republican National Convention failed to derail the fast track nomination of the presumptive presidential candidate. Donald Trump’s incendiary rhetoric has fueled a ...

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