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Marc Morial Articles
»  In a Victory For Voting Rights, TX...
In a Victory For Voting Rights, TX...

“No right is more precious in a free country than that of having a voice in the election of those who make the laws under which, as good citizens, we must live. ...




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
»  Where Do Blacks Stand on the State...
Where Do Blacks Stand on the State...

President Trump will bring indispensable leadership to the Middle East, and the world will be better for it.  – Armstrong WilliamsWhose side are you on in the Arab–Israeli conflict?  The issue...



Earth Talk Articles
»  Who are the Great Environmental...
Who are the Great Environmental...

Dear EarthTalk:  The environmental movement was built on the philosophies of people like Henry David Thoreau, Aldo Leopold and Rachel Carson. But who are the great...



Marian Wright Articles
»  GrandRally: Building a Community...
GrandRally: Building a Community...

When the contestants on “Dancing With the Stars” recently performed routines representing the most memorable year of their lives, Olympic gold medal-winning...





Lillie Howard Articles
»  “What’s Really Going On?” Wake Up!...
“What’s Really Going On?” Wake Up!...

This morning when I awakened and turned on my TV I saw the headlines “President Trump sends Missiles to attack Syria!” Wow!Was I surprised? Not really! Taking...



Chris Stevenson Articles
»  Showing the World that White Man...
Showing the World that White Man...

Totalitarian nations are always closer to the threshold of revolution than free nations - Ed ButlerFew of you probably remember when New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd...




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
»  Ghana and South Korea – A Tale of...
Ghana and South Korea – A Tale of...

In 1957, Ghana was the richest nation in sub-Saharan Africa with a per capita income of $490.  That was nearly the same as South Korea which had a per capita income of...








 




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