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Don’t get mad, get free

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor A lot of time and energy are being spent talking about Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racist rants, pop

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Celebrating Black fathers

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist As we approach Fathers’ Day across the United States and in some other nations throughout the world, it

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The U.S. has always ‘negotiated’ with terrorists
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist I disagree with President Obama’s decision to trade five Taliban leaders being held at Guantanamo Bay for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, an apparent deserter who is ...
Why the Las Vegas shooters ran loose
By Earl Ofari Hutchinson New America Media Columnist In less than 24 hours after two Las Vegas police officers and a bystander were gunned down by two Neo-Nazi, anti-government spewing white supremacists, ...
The anytime sermon by an atheists’ chaplain
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist The theme of today’s sermon is Nothing. As you know, we usually have a plethora of ideas to discuss. But today we are just going to ...
Jim Crow’s ancestors – and children
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist At first glance, one might be hard-pressed to think that a recent opinion piece on the 1970s origins of the religious right as a political force ...
Dependence and independence
In a couple of weeks, Americans will celebrate the nation’s 238th birthday. For many, the July 4th observance took on added significance in the years since 2001’s terrorist attacks in ...
Letter to Editor: Gov. Jindal signs SB 469
Governor Piyush Jindal signed Senate Bill 469 into law on June 6, 2014. This legislation is governance at its worst: poorly written, for the worst of reasons, with no public benefit, ...
Monopoly utility companies must not abuse their customers
I do my best to stand firm in my beliefs. Through the years I have had many people compliment me for speaking out, even if they don’t always agree with ...
Right-wing media pretends racism doesn’t exist
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist A new posting by MediaMatters.org, the media watchdog group, sums up the conservative strategy under the headline, “Don’t Litigate It, Don’t Ever Talk About It: Right-Wing ...

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