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After attacks on Brussels, more personal attacks on Obama

By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist Not even President Obama would argue it was the best of timing. While he was on the

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Life is valuable in Turkey, in Belgium

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The ISIS attack on Brussels, Belgium strikes fear in the heart of every human being who lives in a “first

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Americans often see Cuba upside down
By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist President Obama’s historic trip to Havana, Cuba — the first American president to visit since Calvin Coolidge in 1928 — opens the door to ...
I, Trumpenstein
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Just when you think business tycoon and GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump can’t say or do anything else to embarrass the nation or shock the American people, ...
‘Reverse Robin Hood’ pummels the poor
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist While you were focusing on the antics of Donald Trump and young people “feeling the Bern,” Republicans at the state and federal level ...
Trump’s version of an African-American voter outreach campaign
By Earl Ofari Hutchinson New America Media Columnist It was one for the books. The sight of an African American viciously assaulting a Trump protester at his Tucson campaign rally. The sight ...
Black women in the Peace Movement
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Some words seem rarely mentioned in this highly toxic political season. We’ve heard about bombs and walls, but very little about peace. One is almost tempted, ...
Obama cares: Celebrating six years of the Affordable Care Act
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Health Care Act into law in the East Room of the White House. ...
Obama’s foreign policy has moved us toward reason
By Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist As Barack Obama’s presidency counts down its last months, amid the raucous babble of the Republican presidential debate, people are beginning to realize how much ...
New Orleans should be an apartheid-free city
New Orleans has a history rooted in the struggle for justice. There were moments in time where the right thing (abolition, desegregation, women’s suffrage) wasn’t always the popular thing. At ...

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