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White supremacy: An illness denied

By Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith Guest Columnist It is always amazing to hear white people, in the face of an action or policy that

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Just wake me when it’s over

By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Remember that song by both the Supremes and the Four Tops – wake me when it’s over? The singers felt

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A son of Birmingham becomes its mayor
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League The first line of Randall Woodfin’s official autobiography on his mayoral campaign website is: “I am a proud son of Birmingham.” In our nation’s ...
A terrorist or patriot by any other name…
In the midst of vigorous debate by mainstream media organizations, NFL team owners and executives and elected officials about the refusal of some Black NFL players to stand during the ...
The fight to protect Voting Rights continues #staywoke
By Derrick Johnson Guest Columnist We all know the power of the vote. One person, one vote serves as the basic ethos and measurement of any democratic nation. Without true voter protection, integrity ...
We must face our addiction to guns
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Fifty-eight dead and counting; 500 sent to hospitals. The deadliest mass shooting in modern American history took place Sunday in Las Vegas, as a lone gunman firing ...
This flag is drenched in blood
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist I am not sure why the “National Anthem” and the so-called American flag are part of our nation’s sports pageantry. Before 2009, while the National ...
Lift every voice and vote
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Saturday, October 14, is Election Day in New Orleans, an opportunity support local elected officials who have demonstrated their commitment to making life better for everyone who ...
The defiant ones
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor I have to be honest: I never ever thought I would live long enough to see the day when such a large number of $60 ...
College affordability is a family affair
By Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. Guest Columnist Do you have $100,000 saved for your child to earn a four-year public college degree or as much as $200,000 for that same student ...

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