Saturday, October 25, 2014
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The Black Press: Its Role and Accountability
Written by Larry Aubry l.aubry@att.net 17 October 2013
The role of the Black press (print and electronic) in the 21st century is more important than ever.  (As this is written, the partial shutdown of the federal government is disproportionately affecting ... read more >>
106 Days? Hardly Working
Written by William Spriggs Special to the Sentinel 11 October 2013
In all the coverage of the shutdown of the federal government forced by House Speaker John Boehner, little has been shared on how things got to this point. Too much of the coverage portrays the budget ... read more >>
Time for a Dignified Minimum Wage
Written by Benjamin Todd Jealous 11 October 2013
This summer, minimum wage workers in California abandoned their posts at fast food restaurants and retail stores for spots on the picket line. They joined workers in cities across the country to demand ... read more >>
U.S. Will Hear Arguments to Overturn Prop 209 on October 15
Written by Leon Jenkins 11 October 2013
The United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments whether to affirm the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decision striking down Proposal 2, the Michigan Constitutional Amendment, (which is identical ... read more >>
Backfire
Written by David G. Brown 11 October 2013
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NEW LEADERSHIP MODEL NEEDED FOR BLACK UNITY
Written by Larry Aubry 11 October 2013
These days Blacks wonder whether things will get any worse, because arguably, we are the ones most negatively affected by any measure of social, economic or political progress.  So, will things get ... read more >>
Fannie Lou Hamer Walking Off the Plantation: Questioning and Transforming America
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 11 October 2013
Fannie Lou Hamer was born 1917 October 6 in Mississippi in the midst of the racial madness and social mayhem called White supremacy in which walls of brutal separation were built in life and law to imprison ... read more >>
Obama Care
Written by David G. Brown 02 October 2013
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Complete
Written by Alfonso Tucker 26 September 2013
Distractions can be enticing, like television when you have work to complete. Unwanted sleep because your body is fatigued. What happens to the mind when your goals seem far from reach? I am challenged ... read more >>
Government Shut Down
Written by David G. Brown 26 September 2013
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Meditations on the Movement:Us’ 48 Years of Relentless Struggle
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 26 September 2013
Part 1: We were/are both products and co-producers of the Black Freedom Movement, members of a defiant and determined generation and organization, Us, which self-consciously responded to Frantz Fanon’s ... read more >>
CONTINUING VIOLENCE, CONTINUING COMPLACENCY
Written by Larry Aubry 26 September 2013
Recently, a rash of alarming deadly violence got extensive television and newspaper coverage and momentarily, serious discussion among the citizenry.  There has also been a spate of homicides in certain ... read more >>
State Should Work Smarter to Recover Lost Revenue
Written by Jerome E. Horton 25 September 2013
Who would walk past a $20 bill lying on the ground without picking it up? The State of California, which does the functional equivalent by not going after approximately $9 billion in revenue lost annually ... read more >>
GREAT BEGINNINGS FOR BLACK BABIES AT THE FOREFRONT OF SAVING OUR BABIES
Written by Rae Jones 20 September 2013
When Great Beginnings for Black Babies was founded in 1990, nearly 19 of each 1,000 Black babies born succumbed to infant mortality.  Generally defined as the death of a baby before its’ first birthday, ... read more >>
Joy and Pain
Written by Sen. Roderick D. Wright 20 September 2013
On a recent morning, I was given the opportunity to lead my colleagues in prayer at the opening of the day’s Senate Session, setting the tone for the work we would do that day on behalf of our communities.  ... read more >>
To Be Equal: New Fed Chair Needs to Back Main Street
Written by Marc H. Morial NNPA 20 September 2013
“The Federal Reserve Chairman is not only one of the most important economic policymakers in America, he or she is one of the most important policymakers in the world.” President Barack Obama Welcome ... read more >>
DC Shooting
Written by David G. Brown 20 September 2013
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SLIDING DOWNWARD: THE COLLAPSE OF URBAN PUBLIC SCHOOLING
Written by Larry Aubry Larry Aubry 20 September 2013
Today’s column consists of excerpts from “Escalating Downward:  The Collapse of Public Schooling in the United States of America,” a paper by Floyd D. Hayes III, Ph. D., Senior Political Science ... read more >>
Against Warmongering in Washington: Upholding the Practice of Peace
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 20 September 2013
The warmongers in Washington have stepped back from the brink of waging war against the Syrian people, but no one should imagine they have been converted to peace or have lost faith in the devastating ... read more >>
Stop and Frisk
Written by David G. Brown 12 September 2013
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A. PHILIP RANDOLPH: CULTURAL GROUNDING KEY TO HIS SUCCESS
Written by Larry Aubry 12 September 2013
A.Philip Randolph was a multi-faceted, multi-talented Black leader renowned for his organizing skills and access to powerful people, including two United States presidents.  He played a prominent role ... read more >>
Towards Serious Re-Africanization: Kawaida, Culture, Revolution and Resistance”
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 12 September 2013
Culture, we said in the Sixties, is the first and fundamental ground of resistance; cultural revolution precedes and makes possible and sustains the political struggle, and revolution and resistance ... read more >>
Syria
Written by David G. Brown 06 September 2013
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Us, Culture and Struggle: Ultimately Engaged on the Ground
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 06 September 2013
The founding and developmental unfolding of our organization Us, September 7, 1965, was in a fateful and furious year, a time and context of decisive turning. It was the year of the assassination and ... read more >>
STILL MARCHING FIFTY YEARS FROM NOW, UNLESS……
Written by Larry Aubry 06 September 2013
Print, electronic, and social media reveled in the glow of the myriad commemorations of the 1963 March on Washington.  But the hype, only a salve on an unhealed wound, blurred the unsettling fact that ... read more >>


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