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Life without music

By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor It’s Black Music Month, y’all, and I couldn’t be happier. It’s like Christmas without the shameless materialism,

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Ruben Studdard digs deep for soulful Sam Cooke classic

By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – If anyone’s been asking whatever happened to Ruben Studdard, they probably haven’t been paying too much

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Back to the future: Civil Rights, Wade Henderson, and the next generation
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League As he prepared to step down as President and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human ...
Trade Public Belt for Riverfront Park at River Garden and Esplanade Ave.
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu stands on the verge of a political victory that would enjoy bi-racial, citywide support, a welcome change in the wake of the ...
Blacks more prone to colon cancers that arise between colonoscopies
By Robert Preidt Contributing Writer (Special from HealthDay News and NorthStarNews Today) — Colon cancer guidelines now recommend a colonoscopy every 10 years, beginning at age 50 for people at average risk ...
Most elders want to stay at homes, but is that what’s best?
By Lois M. Collins Contributing Writer Second of two parts (Special from Deseret News/New America Media) – A good-natured group of older people has gathered for breakfast in the small common room ...
We have food deserts because we’ve deserted our own stores
By James Clingman TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Why do we have Food Deserts? One reason is that we have deserted our own stores. Instead of taking care of ourselves, we complain ...
Civil Rights under siege
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist When he was running for President, 45 asked African Americans what we had to lose by electing him. Embracing the most dystopian view of the ...
The failure of Christianity to end white supremacy
By Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith Guest Columnist For all its bragging, Empire Christianity is weak and has no moral core. There is something terribly wrong, and it has ...
More Black and Latino parents see racial inequities in school funding
By Khalil Abdullah Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – African-American and Latino parents see a lack of funding as the biggest cause of racial disparities in education, according to a ...

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