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Marc Morial Articles
»  Pray for Peace and Work for Justice
Pray for Peace and Work for Justice

“Of all the rocks upon which we build our lives, we are reminded today that family is the most important. And we are called to recognize and honor how critical every...




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
»  African American National Museum...
African American National Museum...

Black slaves built the Capitol and White House for free.  But, the roles that Blacks in building business should be recognized in constructing the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). ...



Earth Talk Articles
»  Who in the Music Industry is...
Who in the Music Industry is...

Dear EarthTalk: Which current artists, bands and music festivals are leading lights when it comes to reducing their environmental footprints and spreading awareness about...



Marian Wright Articles
»  The Crucial Need to Expand Teacher...
The Crucial Need to Expand Teacher...

“If not for the teachers that I had at PS 276 in Canarsie and Mark Twain Junior High School in Coney Island, New York, I would not be alive today. Maybe I’d be in...





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
»  We are Being too Soft on Terrorism
We are Being too Soft on Terrorism

Terrorism continues to grow in all corners of the world.  What in the world are we, the United States, waiting on?  During this election year we need to find out...








 




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