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Just Saying……….
March 21, 2019
Wood and gossip serve the same purpose ... ... read more »
Facebook Continues to Fail the Black Community
May 3, 2018
Derrick Johnson, the president and CEO of the NAACP, says that Facebook’s laissez-faire attitude toward privacy protection is compounded by its lack of vigilance to protect one of the platform’s most vulnerable user demographics—African Americans.   ... read more »
 Ungrateful Negroes! Black Non-Voters Spit in the Face of an Entire Generation of Heroes 
April 26, 2018
NNPA Newswire Contributor Jeffrey Boney talks about the sacrifices that Black and White civil rights activists have made to secure voting rights for Blacks.  ... read more »
Payday Lenders Wage New Wars against Consumers and Regulation
April 26, 2018
Center for Responsible Lending Deputy Communications Director Charlene Crowell talks about changes to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and predatory lending. ... read more »
Israel is Failing at Racial Politics
April 20, 2018
In the Aftermath of “Bloody Friday,” It’s Clear that Israeli Forces Don’t See Palestinians as Human. ... read more »
The HBCU Community Needs Bipartisan Support
April 5, 2018
A few months ago, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) was proud to welcome the presidents and chancellors from 30 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) to Washington, D.C. for the second annual HBCU Fly-In held in conjunction with the leadership of Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.), who are both members of the very important, bipartisan HBCU Caucus. ... read more »
Accepting the Challenge to Ensure Future Leadership
November 15, 2017
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. talks about the importance of education in the Black community and supporting our nation’s HBCUs. ... read more »
Remember the Chibok Girls
April 19, 2017
Three years ago, Boko Haram terrorists burst into dormitory rooms at the Government Secondary School in the northern Nigerian town of Chibok and kidnapped nearly 300 girls simply because they dared to get an education. ... read more »
David Roberts and Antoine Lewis Give a Fresh Face to ESPN’s First Take
April 5, 2017
At the helm of ESPN's "First Take" are two African-American men - David Roberts, Vice President of Audio Network Content and Antoine Lewis, Coordinating Producer. ... read more »
Acknowledging Unprecedented Support for HBCUs
March 9, 2017
As we celebrated Black History Month 2017, Dr. King’s admonition concerning the enduring need for HBCUs should be reaffirmed every month. ... read more »
A Week after the Election, the State of the Black World Conference Convenes in Newark
November 3, 2016
No matter who wins this election, governing will not be a cakewalk ... read more »
This Is Why Black Americans Must Demand Equality in the Auto Industry
October 5, 2016
Recent studies show that Black America’s auto purchases contribute more than $35 billion to annual automaker revenue ... read more »
Four Lessons Americans Should Learn from the “Brexit” Vote
July 7, 2016
The day after 52 percent of United Kingdom citizens voted to leave the European Union, Google was deluged with questions. The most common – ...   That suggests that the people who voted to leave the European Union didn’t even know what it was. ... read more »
Child Watch: Recognizing All of America’s S/Heroes
April 28, 2016
Every day I wear a pair of medallions around my neck with portraits of two of my role models: Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth. As a child I read books about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. She and indomitable and eloquent slave woman Sojourner Truth represent countless thousands of anonymous slave women whose bodies and minds were abused and whose voices were muted by slavery, Jim Crow, segregation and confining gender roles throughout our nation’s history. Although Harriet Tubman could not read books, she could read the stars to find her way north to freedom. And she freed not only herself from slavery, but returned to slave country again and again through forests and streams and across mountains to lead other slaves to freedom at great personal danger. She was tough. She was determined. She was fearless. She was shrewd and she trusted God completely to deliver her, and other fleeing slaves, from pursuing captors who had placed a bounty on her life. ... read more »
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