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Ebola tracks outbreak of HIV/AIDS pandemic

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist A high school friend of my wife was one of the earliest victims of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. He was

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Turned down for what?

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor In this political season of name-calling, race-baiting and fact-fudging, it would be easy to get frustrated and just shut down.

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Watching the elections from abroad
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist JERUSALEM — On Election Night, I usually stay awake as long as my eyelids are willing to cooperate. But this year was different. Instead of alternating ...
Justice for Native Americans
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist There was a time when Black people were bombarded with offensive names that others knew were offensive, but use of the words continued. ...
Online colleges flunk common sense
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The most common model of college attendance is that a young person who graduates from high school and heads directly to college, perhaps taking a year off ...
What if Pres. Obama had employed his own ‘Southern strategy’?
By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist “Because what we must now ask ourselves is when we become equal American citizens what will be our aims and ideals and what will ...
Closer to the finish line
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist With opportunity gaps widening for poor children and children of color, new guidance from the Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education ...
Ebola: A long and ugly tradition of treating Africans as savages
By Lekan Oguntoyinbo NNPA Columnist Of the nearly 10,000 people who have been infected by the Ebola virus, fewer than 20 have been outside of the African continent.
Macy’s model of fairness
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist I am always on the alert to make sure that Black Americans are treated fairly and justly. No, I do not go around ...
Face the truth and honor it!
By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Anyone unwilling to face the fact that RACE is the 2000-lb. gorilla in the room of America’s psyche is either a fool or ...

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