Why aren’t killings of Black women in the news?

The killing of Black men has occupied a lot of airtime, especially since the deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Walter Scott, Tamir Rice,...

Barack Obama’s hypocrisy in Africa

On January 20, 2017, Barack Obama will leave the presidency. Black people capable of critical thought will have many reasons to breathe sighs of...

40 reasons Blacks and the poor are incarcerated

BILL QUIGLEY GUEST COMMENTATOR Editor’s note: This is Part 6. Other reasons will be listed in upcoming weeks. 30. Inside prisons, the poorest people are taken advantage...

Good relationships are not subject to control

Sometimes I consider myself a relatively smart guy. At least I’m smart enough to know that no one is perfect, and no relationship between...

NetRoots confrontation wasn’t about #BlackLivesMatter

The first thing to know about the #BlackLivesMatter confrontation with Democratic presidential candidates Martin O’Malley and Bernie Sanders is that it happened at the...

A dead lion and a dead Black man

Events take place every day which prove that America is a country in a serious and dangerous state of delusion. In the United States,...

Government targets BlackLivesMatter activists

DR. MARSHA COLEMAN-ADEBAYO BLACK AGENDA REPORT According to a recent investigation by The Intercept, the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI have launched state-sponsored surveillance...

Obama should do more to halt female genital mutilation

LEKAN OGUNTOYINBO NNPA COLUMNIST Many years ago, as a single man in my early 30s, I dated a young, attractive West African woman. I liked her from...

#BlackLivesDoNotMatter − not yet anyway

ELIZABETH ANN THOMPSON GUEST COMMENTARY #BlackLivesMatter is a great hashtag, but in fact those lives do not matter yet. There was more outrage over the senseless killing...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 263

Sandra Bland’s “death by cop” − I reviewed the autopsy report, the booking documents, and available court documents. • Time is only of the essence...

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