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Marc Morial Articles
»  50 Years After the Civil Rights...
50 Years After the Civil Rights...

"The purpose of the law is simple…those who are equal before God shall now also be equal in the polling booths, in the classrooms, in the factories, and in hotels,...




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
»  Choose A Sunscreen That’s Safe and...
Choose A Sunscreen That’s Safe and...

Dear EarthTalk: With summer officially here now, what can you tell us about which sunscreens are safe and which are not? - Clara Rosen, NY, NY Skin cancer is by far...



Marian Wright Articles
»  Breaking the Code of Silence
Breaking the Code of Silence

"I found my voice long before I became a writer in community organizing. That’s where I found my voice, where I was able to take all that pain and transform it into...





Lillie Howard Articles
»  “Holler If You Hear Me” Is A Story...
“Holler If You Hear Me” Is A Story...

"Holler If You Hear Me" is a play that our own Saul Williams was starring in at the Palace Theater on Broadway in New York City. As of Sunday, July 20th, the play will be...



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
»  Becoming an Accidental Caregiver
Becoming an Accidental Caregiver

As an elder law attorney, I often work with adult children who are now or are planning to become caregivers for their parents. For years I have been in awe of anyone who has accepted that...



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
»  Is It Impossible For Our Nation to...
Is It Impossible For Our Nation to...

America is not half full but yet it appears nearly impossible for our nation to have an orderly and simple immigration program. It should be quite easy and routine with a...








 





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