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Owning up to history

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor I had already decided that I wouldn’t watch the new “Roots” miniseries presented by the History Channel — at least

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President’s proposal to expand Social Security

Strengthening Social Security, our nation’s most effective poverty prevention program, is one of the best ways that America can reduce and prevent poverty among seniors,

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Our fathers — Point men on patrol
In military strategy, a point man assumes the first and most exposed position in a combat military position. He is the lead soldier advancing through hostile or unsecured territory. His ...
Roof doesn’t deserve the death penalty
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Dylann Roof, the unrepentant racist who killed nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, is — no question — a ...
Subjected to a different standard
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist In the larger scheme of things, the long-awaited 83-page report on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email ...
The psychological and economic damage of Brown v. Bd. of Education
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist When the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education was handed down on May 17, 1954, I was in my junior year at Nuremberg American ...
Dependence and independence
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor In a couple of weeks, Americans will celebrate the nation’s 240th birthday. For many, the July 4th observance took on added significance in the ...
Back-door tactics are being used to take power away from the people of New Orleans
It seems like there are forces lining up to use back-door tactics to take power away from the people of New Orleans; the people who have already chosen their representatives ...
America must renew its infrastructure or face decline
By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. George Curry Media Columnist America is literally falling apart. In Flint, Mich., children were poisoned by the lead contamination of the water. In Washington, D.C., the ...
Bernie and Donald: Angry white men
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist For all their dueling ideologies, Senator Bernie Sanders and “presumptive Republican nominee” Donald Trump are two sides of the same coin. Both of them are angry, ...

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