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Hypocritical to demagogic to deranged

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist June’s three most striking domestic political events thus far all have in common the same force that has uniformly

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Hit your reset button at least once a year

By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist As I lay in bed about to fall asleep, Monday, June 2, was fading into midnight when my memories

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Common Core
Louisiana students deserve the same opportunities as children across the United States, and for too long we have let our education standards lag behind. That is why Governor Jindal’s attempts ...
Choose freedom
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor On June 18, 2009 the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution apologizing for slavery and racial segregation in the U.S. and sent the measure to the ...
Too Poor to Pay? Do not pass go, go directly to jail!
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist In the landmark 1983 case, Bearden v. Georgia, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a man’s Constitutional rights were violated when he was imprisoned for ...
The American Wilderness Act
I grew up in the St. Bernard Housing Development of New Orleans, about as far as one can get from Yellowstone National Park. But as a young man while still ...
LBJ’s legacy under assault
By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Fifty years later, former President Lyndon Johnson got the tribute he more than earned. Four presidents praised his contribution. The Great Society, the War ...
Education: The key to breaking the cycle of poverty
A recent survey by the National Adult Literacy Council reported that three-fourths of all welfare recipients perform at the lowest levels of literacy. It is important to understand that poverty ...
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 singer Justin Bieber’s ill-conceived racist jokes as ...
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 is important to lift up those Black ...

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