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Rachel Dolezal poses ugly challenges to America

By Earl fari Hutchinson New America Media Columnist Former Spokane NAACP President Rachel Dolezal in one fell swoop managed to ignite furor over race, civil

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Right-wing out to destroy public education

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist If you want to see up-close what the political right wants to do to public education, take a look

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What of democracy is GOP afraid of?
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist It’s not too soon to ask a critical question of citizens of voting age who tend to vote for Democratic candidates: Do you think you’ll be ...
Charity is not a substitute for justice
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist In his speech the night before his murder Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. repeated the Biblical parable of the Good Samaritan who stopped and helped ...
Follow the advice and guidance of these wise race men
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist One of the most important lessons I have learned as a Black person in the U.S. is that it is not who one talks to that ...
Shrinking middle class squeezes Blacks, Latinos
By Jesse Jackson Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist They teach our children, drive our buses, clean our streets and deliver our mail. They staff the government and make it run. Their public-sector jobs ...
Dependence and independence
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor In a couple of weeks, Americans will celebrate the nation’s 239th birthday. For many, the July 4th observance took on added significance in the years since ...
Time for young people to stop the violence
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist I only recently embraced my status as an “elder.” Actually, I describe myself as an “episodic elder,” eager enough to take one of those lovely “senior” ...
Another Mississippi burning
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist I may be wrong, but I believe that if given a word association test asking which state of the union first came to mind ...
Message to Governor Bobby Jindal…HB 707 sends the wrong message
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist After the House Civil Law and Procedure committee shot down HB 707, also known as the Mar­riage and Conscience Act, during the recent legislative session, Governor ...

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