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Budgeting in the Bayou and beyond

By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Early in life, I was taught the importance of saving by a man named Jesse Hill from

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By Edmund W. Lewis Editor How many high schools in New Orleans can you name that are fighting for their very survival in the midst

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Conformist clothing, revolutionary resistance in appreciation of Black Women’s History
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist One of the joys of watching the Black Panther film was enjoying the many ways Afrodescendent women were portrayed. We were protective mamas, and Angela ...
Home-grown reactionaries; not Russians, are greatest threat to our elections
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist This past weekend, we once again gathered in Selma, Ala., to commemorate “Bloody Sunday,” the March 7, 1965, march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge that was savagely ...
Gun safety is about freedom
By Derrick Johnson NNPA Guest Columnist Fear at school was something the Little Rock Nine knew all too well. Facing vitriol, racism, and merciless violence, the Little Rock Nine were escorted, ...
Why voting in the upcoming Judicial Elections is important
By Ashley J. Heilprin Guest Columnist For voters in New Orleans, we have had a number of elections in the past year, but the party is over just yet, there’s still ...
The student loan debt crisis is a Civil Rights issue
By Wade Henderson NNPA Guest Columnist From attacks on voting rights to police killings of unarmed civilians and growing inequities in earnings and wealth, the civil rights gains of the ...
Before the Parkland massacre and now
By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist What happened in Parkland, FL is too horrible to ignore. Yet we’ve tolerated too many of all kinds of evils, including murders. Too many ...
This is why I hate Black Republicans
By Raynard Jackson NNPA Newswire Columnist I stopped attending the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), because it reminded me of “The Flintstones” and “The Jetsons”; Blacks were noticeably missing from both ...
50 years after Fair Housing Act, we still have a long way to go
By Jeffrey W. Hicks TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist We have come a long way toward building Black homeownership since the Fair Housing Act was signed into federal law 50 years ago. In commemorating that ...

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