Thursday, August 6, 2020

COVID-19 funding will save HBCUs like B-CU

Three years ago this month, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) graduates and their supporters booed the hell out of Secretary Betsy DeVos. Former B-CU President Edison Jackson...

What do we have to lose? Our jobs or our lives

A little less than four years ago, the president tried to get Black votes with the question, “What do you have to lose.” The...

How journalists should respond to president’s press circus

For eight straight days, I forced myself to watch the press conferences presented by number 45, aka Donald J. Trump.  The show was supposed...

Stop excluding people of color in environmental policies

The deadly destruction wrought by the coronavirus pandemic has laid bare the harsh inequities in American society, disproportionately ravaging Black America and other communities...

The role of the Black church during a pandemic

PASTOR JAMAL BRYANT GUEST COMMENTARY I recently came across an article on NewsOne.com that highlighted a furor on several social media platforms regarding whether wealthy...

Ways to ease emergency needs for medical deserts during COVID-19

According to the  American Hospital Association Annual Survey, over 1,000 hospitals in our country have closed since 1975. As a result, communities from coast to...

Donald Trump is just a lonely man looking for love

We could be all wrong about Donald Trump. Maybe America isn’t in the grips of a madman. There could be a more benign reason...

I got a coronavirus awakening when my parents got it

My name is Paris Brown. My parents are NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Stacy Brown and the awesome Shenay Brown. I am 13 years old...

The internet is pimp slapping us during this coronavirus

A pimp will take money that is earned by someone else. No, it basically has little or nothing to do with prostitution. Both women...

Protect prisoners during COVID-19 pandemic

Inmates awaiting trial, the elderly, the afflicted, and those who have served much of their sentence should get early release, if possible quarantined at...