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Why some people will always believe ‘fake news’

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Newswire Columnist I have been thinking about the controversy surrounding so-called fake news, much of which has been discussed in

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My wishes for a Black, productive 2017

By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist I wish most Black folks would join the One Million Conscious Black Voters and Contributors Movement as advocated by

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Assessing President Obama’s impact and legacy
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO The National Urban League Throughout our history, the National Urban League has taken seriously our responsibility to hold the President of the United States accountable to the needs of ...
Why African Americans should care about Aleppo
By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist “If we are to have peace on earth, our loyalties must become ecumenical rather than sectional. Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, ...
How a repeal of the Affordable Care Act will affect Blacks
By Glenn Ellis TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Racism has historically had a significant, negative impact on the health care of Blacks and other people of color in the United States. The Affordable Care Act ...
Renewal
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist For years, I’ve listened with great interest to messages of inspiration, hope and motivation. Some may think many are too commercial, but I welcome ...
Celebrate the Panthers to celebrate resistance
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Matthew “Peanut” Johnson was sixteen when San Francisco Police officer Alvin Johnson killed him. The unarmed teen was said to have been fleeing a stolen car, ...
Racism and hatred have no place on our nation’s school boards
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League The national wave of racist, vicious invective unleashed by the 2016 Presidential campaign is well-documented. Hundreds of hate crimes have been reported to ...
Hollywood shufflin’
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor We heard it loud and clear when Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton criticized San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for taking a stand against police brutality and ...
Trump staffers target EPA, State Department for the purge
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Newswire Columnist There have been several disturbing developments over the last several weeks that give us a clue to the approach of the incoming administration. Trump ...

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