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President Trump’s cruel war on children

By Marian Wright Edelman President, Children’s Defense Fund Our nation’s budget should reflect our nation’s professed values, but President Trump’s 2018 Federal Budget, “A New

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Remembering the Life and Legacy of John F. Kennedy

By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League The trajectory and predominate narrative of the Civil Rights Movement in our nation was forever marked

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The topic of mental health cannot be tabled
By Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson Guest Columnist During the month of May, we recognize Mental Health Month, and raise awareness for the millions of Americans living with a mental health condition. ...
This is why we must engage
By Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. NNPA Guest Columnist As the president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), I’m spending a good amount of time working to build strategic, ...
Keep on pushing
By Edmund Lewis Editor There are a lot of people in this city who just don’t get it. I reflected on that fact recently after watching a white gentleman on the local news ...
Trump Administration charts a course to criminal injustice
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League Dear Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the 20th century called. It wants its failed, heavy-handed criminal justice policies back. In a throwback to the George ...
Another April 4 has quietly come and gone
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Another April 4 has rather quietly come and gone. It’s way past time for those who considered themselves as supporters of Dr. Martin Luther King ...
The lie about voter fraud is the real fraud
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist After President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey because of, as Trump admitted, the “Russian thing,” he struck a new blow to American democracy: He ...
Trump’s apology tour
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist As truth begins to come to the attention of those who don’t want to hear it, The Donald travels out of the country ...
Decreasing healthcare, losing Medicaid expansion in La. is risky, life-threatening
There are very few things, if any, more important in life than our health. As such, it’s important that we as Louisiana residents are mindful of the gains we’ve made ...

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