PHOTO GALLERY


  Columnist  It is: April 24th, 2014    |   Hudson Valley Press | Columnist


Marc Morial Articles
»  The Ryan Budget Is a Path to...
The Ryan Budget Is a Path to...

“Affluent Americans would do quite well.  But for tens of millions of others, the Ryan plan is a path to more adversity.”  Robert Greenstein, President...




George Curry Articles
»  Bill Tompkins is named President,...
Bill Tompkins is named President,...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Respected media and entertainment executive William G. Tompkins, Jr. has been name president and chief executive officer of the National...


What President Obama...

For Republicans, the November 2nd midterm elections were about 2012, not 2010. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...

Enough with Beck’s...

Glenn Beck has issued a tepid apology after mocking President Obama’s 11-year-old daughter. I do not accept his...

Is gay becoming the new...

Leave it to Rev. Wendell Anthony, president of the Detroit branch of the NAACP, to organize a panel discussion on the...

Murder to miracle in...

To many Blacks who grew up in the Deep South before the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the election of James...



William Reed Articles
»  Argument for Blacks to Go to...
Argument for Blacks to Go to...

Everybody knows that there’s no such a thing as a "free lunch." Now, let’s see how good the Black Press is explaining to audiences about Morocco and the disputed territory of Western Sahara. The Kingdom of...



Earth Talk Articles
»  Is the Gray Wolf Still Endangered...
Is the Gray Wolf Still Endangered...

Dear EarthTalk: Is the gray wolf still endangered in the United States and how successful have re-intoduction efforts been? - Loren Renquist, Salem, OR The gray wolf...



Marian Wright Articles
»  The Need to Raise the Minimum Wage
The Need to Raise the Minimum Wage

One of our country’s most cherished values is the idea that if you work hard you can get ahead, be part of the middle class, raise a family comfortably, and ensure...





Lillie Howard Articles
»  Timothy Hayes-El: A Friend to Many
Timothy Hayes-El: A Friend to Many

This column is being dedicated in loving memory to Timothy Antonio Hayes-El who left us on March 31, 2014. Timothy was very dedicated to this community, especially the...



Chris Stevenson Articles
»  What the NCAA doesn’t Want You to...
What the NCAA doesn’t Want You to...

Recently we’ve been flooded with news about the chances that a gay man will be drafted into a company featuring a game where men pat each other on the butt, and the...




Larry Lucas Articles
»  Tips to avoid melanoma this summer...
Tips to avoid melanoma this summer...

As the warmer days of summer near, Americans begin happily spending more time outdoors. Whether having a picnic, playing sports, going for a long walk or just enjoying the sunshine, many of our families’ activities - and memorable moments -...





Sandy Altman Articles
»  Importance of SNT Fairness Act of...
Importance of SNT Fairness Act of...

Recently, bills have been introduced in both houses of Congress entitled "Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013" which can make a marked impact on the availability of public benefits...



Dr. Manning Marable Articles
»  Economics of war: from King to...
Economics of war: from King to...

Over forty years ago, on April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered an historic, antiwar address at New York City’s Riverside Church. King declared that the...



Harry Alford Articles
»  Our Country’s Current State Isn’t...
Our Country’s Current State Isn’t...

Racial discrimination does exist in this world but certainly not at the level it did prior to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It has been waning but sometimes it will lift...








 





HEADLINES

 

HVPress.net | Copyright © 2006-2014 Hudson Valley Press. All rights reserved. | Use of this site indicates your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy for our Site. | HVPress.net