The Legacy of Julian Bond

August 17, 2015 Staff 0
  By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist There is an old African proverb that says “The spirit of a freedom warrior will never die in the enduring life of the village, yet that valued […]

We Must Do More to Close Achievement Gap

August 13, 2015 Staff 0
By Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Columnist Thousands of pages have been written about the achievement gap – the fact that White kids score higher than either Black or Latino kids who sometimes sit right next to […]

An Answer for Confederate Apologists

July 28, 2015 Staff 0
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Someone identifying himself as Jimmy Oliver sent me an email objecting to a column I wrote under the headline, “Confederate Traitors Don’t Deserve to be Honored.” I presume he […]

Release Low-Level, Non-Violent Drug Offenders

July 28, 2015 Staff 0
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Jerry Alan Bailey was sentenced to more than 30 years in federal prison for conspiring to violate federal narcotics laws. Shauna Barry-Scott was sentenced to 20 years for having cocaine […]

Neutralizing the Right Wing Political Agenda

July 3, 2015 Staff 0
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist There’s a lesson to be learned from the Confederate flag quickly and unexpectedly falling into disfavor following the murder of nine Bible-studying African Americans, including the pastor, at Emanuel […]

Rewriting Confederate History

July 3, 2015 Staff 0
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist On their Website, the Sons of Confederate Veterans describe themselves as preserving the “history and legacy” of the Confederacy. Their organization, they say, is “dedicated to ensuring that “a true […]
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