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Good and bad news in latest job numbers

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The unemployment rate rose just a bit in May, an indicator that Wall Street and Main Street are celebrating because

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A hateful act of terror

The nation is still reeling from last Wednesday’s act of domestic terrorism and hate that claimed the lives of nine Black worshippers attending Bible study

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Passé noir
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Who in their right mind would want to pass for Black? Apparently, Rachel Dolezal, the president of the Spokane,Wash. Branch of the NAACP who stepped down last ...
The danger of being Black
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist I come from a family that includes a Texas State Trooper, a Louisiana Deputy Sheriff, several Houston police officers and lawyers. I believe ...
Rachel Dolezal poses ugly challenges to America
By Earl fari Hutchinson New America Media Columnist Former Spokane NAACP President Rachel Dolezal in one fell swoop managed to ignite furor over race, civil rights, leadership, integrity, reverse discrimination, media ...
Right-wing out to destroy public education
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist If you want to see up-close what the political right wants to do to public education, take a look at Wisconsin. Recent legislation, aimed ostensibly ...
What of democracy is GOP afraid of?
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist It’s not too soon to ask a critical question of citizens of voting age who tend to vote for Democratic candidates: Do you think you’ll be ...
Charity is not a substitute for justice
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist In his speech the night before his murder Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. repeated the Biblical parable of the Good Samaritan who stopped and helped ...
Follow the advice and guidance of these wise race men
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist One of the most important lessons I have learned as a Black person in the U.S. is that it is not who one talks to that ...
Shrinking middle class squeezes Blacks, Latinos
By Jesse Jackson Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist They teach our children, drive our buses, clean our streets and deliver our mail. They staff the government and make it run. Their public-sector jobs ...

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