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Marc Morial Articles
»  By the Numbers: Part 2, Jobs
By the Numbers: Part 2, Jobs

"The hardest work in the world is being out of work." – Whitney M. Young, National Urban League President 1961-1971 One of the advantages of my position as the...




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 Backyard Firepit Smoke a Health...
Is Backyard Firepit Smoke a Health...

Dear EarthTalk: Now that summer is coming, my neighbors will be firing up their backyard fire pits again, and I’m wondering if the wood smoke drifting in my open...



Marian Wright Articles
»  Give Child Hunger a Summer Vacation
Give Child Hunger a Summer Vacation

Many children and families eagerly look forward to the end of the school year and the carefree days of summer, playing outside in the warm sun, splashing and swimming in...





Lillie Howard Articles
»  The Most Passionate &...
The Most Passionate &...

This is the time of year allocated for the acknowledgement and celebration of our history. First and foremost, let’s put this in its proper perspective so that Black...



Chris Stevenson Articles
»  Cosby… Right? Part 2
Cosby… Right? Part 2

There is a possibility of conspiracy. In fact let’s call it Operation NBC, for No Bill Cosby. First of all there is no such animal as an untouchable black man. We see...




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
»  Getting Ready for the Medicaid...
Getting Ready for the Medicaid...

In the many years that I have been practicing Elder Law, only once did 1 actually hear a client say that she would rather spend her waning years in a nursing home. 1did not actually hear...



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
»  Polishing the “Diamond” called...
Polishing the “Diamond” called...

We have spent a lot of time trying to figure out this enigma about African development. We traveled to Ghana, Kenya, Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania and Ethiopia again and...








 




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