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Marc Morial Articles
»  Restoring the Voting Rights Act of...
Restoring the Voting Rights Act of...

“Some of the protections that had been enshrined in the Voting Rights Act itself have been weakened as a consequence of court decisions and interpretations of the law....




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
»  Addressing the Black Agenda
Addressing the Black Agenda

Every day, followers of the 2016 presidential campaign encounter a blizzard of questions, but “What are you going to do for me” should be Blacks’ main query to the candidates to the nation’s highest...



Earth Talk Articles
»  Harnessing Energy Without Having...
Harnessing Energy Without Having...

There’s a lot of talk about the potential for renewable energy sources like solar and wind. But cheap, abundant coal is still going to power the world for a long time....



Marian Wright Articles
»  It’s Hard to Be What You Can’t See
It’s Hard to Be What You Can’t See

“When we think about what it is to be ‘connected,’ we think about memory. We think about history. We think about storytelling. All of these words that we...





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
»  The Last Straw for Hillary Clinton?
The Last Straw for Hillary Clinton?

When you do bad things and get away with it you are encouraged to keep doing it.  However, eventually you are going to do so much that you can no longer get away with...








 




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