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Legalized lynchings is on the rise

By E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist I’ve never been one to forcefully insert my opinions into the minds or mouths of others, but I think

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The white majority’s racial world of fantasy

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Now, in the season that’s supposed to exalt goodwill toward all, comes fresh evidence of the important role the

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I Can’t Breathe
The haunting cry, “I CAN’T BREATHE” has echoed around the world and its impact grows daily. Eric Garner’s dying words have become an eloquent expression of helplessness and frustration at ...
A license to kill Black men
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist From nearly the moment he was attacked by a New York City police officer July 18, the world has, via that chilling video, watched Eric Garner ...
Police shooting victims lives ‘worth’ less than a ham sandwich
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist In Tom Wolfe’s best-selling The Bonfire of the Vanities, New York State Chief Judge Sol Wachtler famously said “a grand jury would indict a ham ...
Black lives matter
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor I used to like NBA greats Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Sir Charles Barkley. Now, not so much. Both have made comments in the wake of the Ferguson and NYC ...
Blacks are seen as savages
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist An African-American friend of mine keeps asking, in utter amazement, how it is not obvious that there was something wrong when Officer Darren Wilson fired ...
Yes, marching still makes a difference
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr NNPA Columnist “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” “No Justice, No Peace,” “I Can’t Breathe” “Black Lives Matter” Those are the chants and hand-written signs that continue to characterize marches, die-ins, ...
Solar policies come at the expense of communities least able to afford them
In the drive to develop certain sectors in our nation’s economy, we have all too often seen policies born of good intentions produce damaging consequences, particularly for people on the ...
Marion Barry should be treated like Bill Clinton
By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist Last week, civil rights leader and political icon Marion Barry died and barely after he had taken his last breath, the media was besmirching his reputation. Barry was ...

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