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Pres. Obama becoming more outspoken on race

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) — When President Obama returns to Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C. Friday to eulogize the Rev.

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Whites still live in ‘state of denial’

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley is fond of saying, “Slavery was America’s original sin, and racism remains its unresolved

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Why the Confederate flag will continue to fly—for now
By Earl Ofari Hutchinson New America Media Columnist Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney says take it down. Present GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush says take it down. South Carolina Governor Nikki ...
White Chocolate City
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Almost a week after New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s “performance” at Wednesday’s “Welcome Table” event at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, I still can’t ...
Good and bad news in latest job numbers
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The unemployment rate rose just a bit in May, an indicator that Wall Street and Main Street are celebrating because that means more people are looking ...
A hateful act of terror
The nation is still reeling from last Wednesday’s act of domestic terrorism and hate that claimed the lives of nine Black worshippers attending Bible study at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church ...
Passé noir
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Who in their right mind would want to pass for Black? Apparently, Rachel Dolezal, the president of the Spokane,Wash. Branch of the NAACP who stepped down last ...
The danger of being Black
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist I come from a family that includes a Texas State Trooper, a Louisiana Deputy Sheriff, several Houston police officers and lawyers. I believe ...
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 rights, leadership, integrity, reverse discrimination, media ...
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 at Wisconsin. Recent legislation, aimed ostensibly ...

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