Frederick Douglass

The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro

July 3, 2017 Staff 0
PBS (Justice Initiative International) During the 1850s, Frederick Douglass typically spent about six months of the year travelling extensively, giving lectures. During one winter — the winter of 1855-1856 — he gave about 70 lectures […]
Dr. Raynard Jackson

Bill Cosby, Democrats and Dog Whistle Politics

June 27, 2017 Staff 0
By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Two weeks ago, entertainer extraordinaire Bill Cosby was handed a hung jury in his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pa., a suburb of Philadelphia. Regardless of what you think […]
Dr. E. Faye Williams

Night Games

June 27, 2017 Staff 0
by Dr. Faye Williams I’ve always heard that, “What goes on in the dark comes out in the light.” That statement is indicative of the faith that our forbearers had in the certainty of God’s […]
Rev. Jesse Jackson

Trump Turns Back on a Future with Cuba

June 27, 2017 Staff 0
by Jesse Jackson In his perverse fixation on overturning all things Barack Obama, President Donald Trump now turns his attention to Cuba, the island located 90 miles off our shore. Reports are that the president […]
1 2 3 4 27