By Walter Fields NNPA Guest Columnist By chance I watched the NFL playoff games at the home of a friend and former college football player,
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Sports are supposed to be the great equalizer. But you wouldn’t know it judging by the news surrounding
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist President Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday night, parts of which were shared over the weekend, was designed to be upbeat and to again ... Obama casts ugly glare on race-tainted drug war
By Earl Ofari Hutchinson New America Media Columnist President Obama again cast an ugly glare on the race-tainted drug laws in a recent interview and in reports from the White House. He ... Is it predetermined when our time is up?
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist After reading my column on Our Mother Of Mercy Church Member Jerome “Jerry” Lefede Thomas, longtime friend Merle Ozenne emailed me the following ... The Bounce Back: No. I don’t have a baby mama
By David Dennis Jr. Contributing Columnist I ran into a childhood friend a few weeks ago — one of those rare old friends who doesn’t know my whole life story from Facebook ... A missed opportunity for Louisiana
By Jim Brown Guest Columnist Louisiana’s two-term governor and aspiring presidential candidate, Bobby Jindal, just returned from a 10-day junket to the Far East. Stops were made in Japan, South Korea and ... Awakened from a dream
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Mid-January is the time when Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday is commemorated. Cities, towns, and colleges across the country lift their voices and rise up ... Celebrate yourself, Part I
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Every February, schools, churches and community organizations across the U.S. gather to celebrate the history and achievements of African America. It’s a tradition that dates back to ... Vote about it
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor With early voting already underway, New Orleanians are heading to the polls to cast ballots for the Feb. 1 municipal elections in this city.
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