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The high cost of being poor and female

By Susan K. Smith George Curry Media Columnist One of the most profound statements I ever heard from one of my church members years ago

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NYT Black Press story not fit to print

By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist Since 1897, The New York Times has boasted that it publishes “All the News That’s Fit to

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Does the pendulum of justice and fairness swing toward Black men?
By James B. Ewers Jr. Contributing Columnist Alton Sterling and Philando Castile did not deserve to die. The police shot them both at point-blank range. Sterling shot in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and ...
Justice for Alton Sterling
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor In the wee hours of the morning on Tuesday, July 5, Alton Sterling joined a long list of Black men, women and children who ...
‘Most white people couldn’t survive as Black people’
By Susan K. Smith George Curry Media Columnist The takeover of the House floor led by civil rights icon John Lewis over the lack of House action on gun control was ...
Appreciating Congressman John Lewis
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist I have always had enormous admiration for Congressman John Lewis (D-GA), and that admiration increased exponentially when I watched him lead dozens of his Congressional colleagues to ...
Black, white and ‘grey’ matter
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor I couldn’t bring myself to look at the BET Awards on June 26, but was glad to hear about “Grey’s Anatomy” star Jesse Williams’ remarks about ...
Saving community newspapers in the age of Facebook
By Denise Rolark-Barnes, Chairperson, NNPA and Benjamin F. Chavis, President/CEO, NNPA Hundreds of newspapers have disappeared in the last 15 years and readership is on the decline. No newspaper is immune from ...
Supreme Court rejects affirmative action challenge
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist In many instances, the Supreme Court’s recent affirmative action ruling upholding the University of Texas’s affirmative action program was overshadowed by a same-day ...
Diversity or race? Or is it privilege?
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Our country is convulsing over issues of diversity and race. Police departments from Baltimore to Minneapolis are talking about diversity hiring as the ...

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