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We have yet to bring these visions to fruition

By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist In the February 1981 issue of Ebony magazine, brilliant journalist/historian, Lerone Bennett, Jr., provided the best reason for studying

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Claims of ‘fake news’ are an insult to an institution that has risked lives to advance liberty

By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League In 1955, Jet magazine and The Chicago Defender published photographs of Emmett Till’s mutilated corpse, igniting international

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Keep it going
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Have you ever gotten “the look”? The one you get when somebody sees you doing something that makes no sense to them? I know I have.
Pathfinders for Black History Month
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist I love Black History, and so revel in Black History Month. Not that Black History should be constrained to a month. Indeed, when I ...
Things falling apart
By Rev. Susan K. Smith Guest Columnist In his poem, “The Second Coming,” poet William Butler Yeats wrote, “Turning and turning in the widening, The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the center ...
Will Trump do a better job than Obama with HBCUs?
By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Newswire Columnist Despite a cavalcade of political distractions and a legal battle over immigration, President Trump appears to be focused on funding Historically Black Colleges and ...
Civil Rights will suffer under Sessions
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Donald Trump’s first three weeks in office have left Americans reeling from what Republican speechwriter Peggy Noonan called his “cloud of crazy.” His cabinet nominees ...
The relevancy of the Black Press
By Harry Colbert, Jr. Guest Columnist No one is better equipped to tell your story better than you. And logic stands to reason that no one is better equipped and more ...
Yale University consigns a present-day monument to the past
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League Don’t allow anyone to tell you differently. Symbols matter. Whether these symbols are flags, icons or names on buildings, symbols are shorthand ...
The road to hell
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Some people don’t know when to quit. I thought about that recently when I reflected on some of the groups that present themselves as racial healers and ...

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