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Why Black History Month is Still Relevant

February 10, 2015 Staff 0
by Reggie Fullwood “Freedom is never given; it is won,” said the great organizer and leader A. Phillip Randolph. Black history is a history of fighting for freedoms and recognitions that were once denied.” If […]

Civic Lessons and Civil Rights

February 10, 2015 Staff 0
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Sam Cooke’s early 1960s pop tune, “Don’t Know Much About History,” was a big hit on the charts. Unfortunately, the gospel and soul star’s lyrics also expressed a reality […]
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The Real Barack Obama Emerges

February 3, 2015 Staff 0
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist President Barack Obama knocked it out of the park during the State of the Union address. He was strong, progressive, firm, and relaxed. He was almost cocky as he offered […]
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Growing Up White in Jim Crow Atlanta

January 23, 2015 Staff 0
By Heather Gray I know much has been written about this period – primarily the 1950’s and early 1960’s. I am, however, sharing some of my experiences and reflections about growing up in “Jim Crow” […]

A Boost for the American Dream

January 23, 2015 Staff 0
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist About 800,000 homeowners whose mortgages were backed by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) could save $900 annually on mortgage costs, due to a small reduction in mortgage insurance (MI) premiums. […]
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The Gantt Report – Je Suis Gantt

January 14, 2015 Staff 0
By Lucius Gantt The Gantt Report stands with the people of France and good thinking people around the world protesting the brutal murders of French journalists that were killed in a recent terrorist attacks on […]
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