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Marc Morial Articles
»  Baltimore Rising: Women Leading
Baltimore Rising: Women Leading

"Wherever there has been struggle, black women have been identified with that struggle." – Ella Baker, "The Black Woman in the Civil Rights Struggle," 1969 Marilyn...




George Curry Articles
»  Bill Tompkins is named President,...
Bill Tompkins is named President,...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Respected media and entertainment executive William G. Tompkins, Jr. has been name president and chief executive officer of the National...


What President Obama...

For Republicans, the November 2nd midterm elections were about 2012, not 2010. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...

Enough with Beck’s...

Glenn Beck has issued a tepid apology after mocking President Obama’s 11-year-old daughter. I do not accept his...

Is gay becoming the new...

Leave it to Rev. Wendell Anthony, president of the Detroit branch of the NAACP, to organize a panel discussion on the...

Murder to miracle in...

To many Blacks who grew up in the Deep South before the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the election of James...



William Reed Articles
»  Vote Your Own Best Interests
Vote Your Own Best Interests

Who are you voting for president in the 2016 elections? It would be smart of the nation’s Black Americans to be selfish and pursue their own interests instead diluting our clout again engaging in the nation’s...



Earth Talk Articles
»  What is the Great Green Wall of...
What is the Great Green Wall of...

Dear EarthTalk: What is the Great Green Wall of China? - Jacob Williston, Tempe, AZ Unlike the Great Wall of China, a 5,000-mile fortification dating back to the 7th...



Marian Wright Articles
»  Keeping it All in the Family
Keeping it All in the Family

“My mother was doing drugs, specifically cocaine, crack cocaine ... I almost died. They said that I was either going to be deaf or retarded or I wasn’t going to...





Lillie Howard Articles
»  “It’s Gonna Take A Miracle!” Wow!
“It’s Gonna Take A Miracle!” Wow!

Taking into consideration what I’ve been experiencing in the past two weeks my heart is overwhelmed. I cannot believe what I’ve already known for many years, but...



Chris Stevenson Articles
»  Cosby… Right? Part 2
Cosby… Right? Part 2

There is a possibility of conspiracy. In fact let’s call it Operation NBC, for No Bill Cosby. First of all there is no such animal as an untouchable black man. We see...




Larry Lucas Articles
»  Tips to avoid melanoma this summer...
Tips to avoid melanoma this summer...

As the warmer days of summer near, Americans begin happily spending more time outdoors. Whether having a picnic, playing sports, going for a long walk or just enjoying the sunshine, many of our families’ activities - and memorable moments -...





Sandy Altman Articles
»  Getting Ready for the Medicaid...
Getting Ready for the Medicaid...

In the many years that I have been practicing Elder Law, only once did 1 actually hear a client say that she would rather spend her waning years in a nursing home. 1did not actually hear...



Dr. Manning Marable Articles
»  Economics of war: from King to...
Economics of war: from King to...

Over forty years ago, on April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered an historic, antiwar address at New York City’s Riverside Church. King declared that the...



Harry Alford Articles
»  The Games in Federal Procurement
The Games in Federal Procurement

Our federal government is the biggest consumer of supplies and services in the world. Its procurement laws are immense and require a lot of policing and updating. Within...








 




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