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Marc Morial Articles
»  It’s One Nation, One Flag
It’s One Nation, One Flag

"A house divided against itself cannot stand…I do not expect the Union to be dissolved — I do not expect the house to fall — but I do expect it will cease...




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
»  Vote Your Own Best Interests
Vote Your Own Best Interests

Who are you voting for president in the 2016 elections? It would be smart of the nation’s Black Americans to be selfish and pursue their own interests instead diluting our clout again engaging in the nation’s...



Earth Talk Articles
»  Is there Potential for a Future in...
Is there Potential for a Future in...

Dear EarthTalk: I recently heard about a cafe in the Netherlands that harvests so-called "kinetic" energy from its revolving door to power its interior lights. Is there...



Marian Wright Articles
»  End All Youth Detention and Torture
End All Youth Detention and Torture

"Solitary confinement is pretty horrible for anybody, but it’s especially horrible for a child. It is psychological torture." - Bryan Stevenson, Founder and Executive...





Lillie Howard Articles
»  What’s Happening in the NECSD?
What’s Happening in the NECSD?

At 5:15am I was reading some scripture and as I was looking for one of my other bibles to look up something I stumbled upon a flyer that I had made for last year’s...



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
»  The Global Warming Myth, A Threat
The Global Warming Myth, A Threat

The concept of Global Warming and the Environmental Justice Movement started to grow during the Nixon Administration. President Nixon saw it as a diversion from the...








 




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