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 […]

Has the “Lost Cause” Finally Lost?

July 3, 2015 Staff 0
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist  Has the pernicious fiction that there was something honorable about the Confederate rebellion–treason in the defense of slavery, as one observer so trenchantly put it recently – finally been […]
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