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Stimulating students during summer

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist It’s mid-July. Do you know if your children are learning? Just a month ago they were eager to leave the

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The voice of Black America, Part III

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Part III Former U.S. Rep. Parren Mitchell (D-Md.) once told me, “It is long overdue for Black Americans

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The other A.D.D.
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor This just in: Facebook may actually be bad for you and your personal relationships, particularly your relationship with your spouse. Imagine that.
Independence? Advertising, support, and African Americans
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist In the “afterglow” of the Fourth of You Lie, I am flipping through an African-American magazine, enjoying the content, but looking for the “bite.” For how ...
Job well done
More than a year ago, WWL TV’s Dionne Butler shared with me her dream of doing a 50th anniversary Commemoration of the Civil Rights Act signing. I wanted to help.
Age discrimination
“You’re too old – and you’re fired.” No one deserves to be ousted from their job, passed over for promotion, or denied access to training and development opportunities because they are ...
SCOTUS’ ‘religious freedom’ scam
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two decisions that the Court’s conservative majority and the larger conservative movement pretended were about “religious freedom.”
How world has changed since I ran for president
By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist This year marks the 30th anniversary of my 1984 campaign for the presidency. Last Saturday at the kickoff of the annual Rainbow Push Convention, ...
Federal involvement in New Orleans
As a Republican, I’m an unlikely Obama supporter (being Black, aside) but Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s recent comments about an alleged lack of federal involvement in stopping local street crime struck ...
Let me find out
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor It’s mad hectic out here in the Big Easy with a former mayor being carted off to prison like Eastern European dissidents and brazen shootouts in the ...

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