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Marc Morial Articles
»  Assessing President Obama’s Impact...
Assessing President Obama’s Impact...

“That faith that I placed all those years ago, not far from here, in the power of ordinary Americans to bring about change, that faith has been rewarded in ways I could...




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
»  Donald Trump and “The African...
Donald Trump and “The African...

“The Donald” has paid scant attention to blacks.  So, there was a flurry of comments to former BET founder and financial mogul Bob Johnson’s urging African-Americans to give President-Elect Trump...



Earth Talk Articles
»  What Will Barack H. Obama’s...
What Will Barack H. Obama’s...

Dear EarthTalk: Now that his second term is winding down, what will President Barack Obama’s environmental legacy look like?    - Mary Danson, Littleton,...



Marian Wright Articles
»  Keep Your Hand on the Plow and...
Keep Your Hand on the Plow and...

I begin each year with a women’s spiritual retreat led by Rev. Shannon Daley-Harris, our Religious Affairs Advisor, at Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) Haley Farm in...





Lillie Howard Articles
»  “Will We Ever Reach That Higher...
“Will We Ever Reach That Higher...

Last night while I was watching “Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories” my heart was overwhelmed as my thoughts were taken back to the many...



Chris Stevenson Articles
»  In An Era of Heightened Police and...
In An Era of Heightened Police and...

 Former death row inmate and convicted cop-killer Mumia abu-Jamal is currently facing his greatest battle. You may think I’m referring to the illness he has been...




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
»  Ageism – The Hidden Discrimination
Ageism – The Hidden Discrimination

So here you are, 55 years old, house with a mortgage you can just afford, helping your kids finish school and maybe planning a nice vacation.  You have a nice, secure position with a...



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
»  What’s Wrong With Senator...
What’s Wrong With Senator...

Unless you think all conservative Republicans are bad, I dare you to find anything horrible about Senator Jeff Sessions.  There is an immense outcry by Democrats and a...








 




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