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New Orleans needs to run its own schools

By Dr. Andre Perry Guest Columnist But what will it take to keep improving education? It’s time to change the image of education reform as

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For-profit colleges – Let the buyer beware

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, about 1.7 million people will receive their bachelor’s degrees, and another nearly

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Remember Malcolm
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Tuesday, May 19, 2015, will mark the 90th anniversary of the birth of Malcolm X, one of the world’s most committed and visionary freedom fighters. This year also ...
Seeing and not seeing our racial reality
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist “Americans don’t want to imagine that our racist history is actually an ongoing racist reality. We like to look at racism as a thing that ...
Brother Malcolm X and Baltimore
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Since the outbreak in Baltimore over the killing of Freddie Gray by Baltimore City police officers, several people have asked me how I believe Brother Malcolm ...
Deferred and unheard
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist What happens to a dream deferred? / Does it dry up ike a raisin in the sun? / Or fester like a sore – And then ...
No better time to end racial profiling
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Freddie Gray, 25, was racially profiled and then chased down by the Baltimore police officers. He subsequently died as result of police action taken ...
Pundit takes three-strikes for blaming Baltimore’s poor
By Paul Kleyman New America Media Columnist Conservative New York Times columnist David Brooks is well regarded for his thoughtfulness and occasional expressions of outrage against excesses of the right. Yet, while I ...
The dynamic of racial déjà vu
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist “It is one measure of the depth and insidiousness of American racism that the nation ignores the rage of the rejected – until it explodes ...
Baltimore: We have been here before
By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist Now it is Baltimore. There Freddie Gray, a Black man, was stopped on the street, pinned to the ground, dragged to the back of ...

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