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Marc Morial Articles
»  Hillary Clinton Stands on the...
Hillary Clinton Stands on the...

“Women in this country must become revolutionaries. We must refuse to accept the old, the traditional roles and stereotypes…We must replace the old, negative...




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
»  Are Blacks Seeking to Simply...
Are Blacks Seeking to Simply...

The United States should be an integrated society and people of all races inherently equal and entitled to full privileges of citizenship.  While we accept these values in the abstract, the reality is that ideals of...



Earth Talk Articles
»  Solar Schools: Opportunities...
Solar Schools: Opportunities...

Dear EarthTalk: I am interested in helping my school get solar panels on the roof to show students how we can be part of the solution to the climate crisis. Are there any...



Marian Wright Articles
»  The Publishing Industry Has Failed...
The Publishing Industry Has Failed...

Do your children love the books on their summer reading lists? Are your children reading about diverse cultures and books that reflect their experience or history? Children...





Lillie Howard Articles
»  “Amazing Change & Amazing...
“Amazing Change & Amazing...

“Amazing Change & Amazing Grace”  This is the title of President Obama’s eulogy at the funeral of South Carolina State Senator Rev. Clementa C....



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
»  “18 Years, 18 Years” or so the...
“18 Years, 18 Years” or so the...

I have been holding this back for nearly eleven years.  But now I am of another mind because my Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin has a specialty...








 




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