‘We honor those who walked so we could run’

Editor's note: Here are excerpts from President Obama's speech on March 7 at the during the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery march.  President...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 248

Obama, Putin Netanyahu – Bro. Prez has at least two people on this planet he hates: Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu. (Look...

Free the Corinthian 15 – From student debt

In what may be the first student debt strike in U.S. history, 15 aspiring college graduates who were suckered into taking out tens of...

Black girls carry extra burdens to stay in school

LISA GISSENDANER NNPA GUEST COLUMNIST Whitney Richards Callathes – a young person navigating the difficulties she confronts as a woman of color and an undocumented immigrant...

Aspire to go higher

I’m often amazed at hearing so many people joking about one’s intelligence. In other words, a whole lot of people who have aspired to...

The people of Chicago stun Obama’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel

In a stunning Chicago mayoral upset, challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia with the help of 3 minor candidates held President Obama’s favorite mayor Rahm Emanuel...

The perils of a poisonous politics

By doubling down on his vile slur on President Obama’s love for his country, ex New York Mayor Rudi Giuliani created the media frenzy...

Giuliani’s words do more than hurt – they divide

“A new expression has entered the Westminster lexicon: dog-whistle politics.  It means putting out a message that, like a high-pitched dog-whistle, is only fully...

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