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Marc Morial Articles
»  Dallas Tragedy Debunks Every...
Dallas Tragedy Debunks Every...

“We can’t tolerate this anymore.  These tragedies must end.  And to end them, we must change.  We will be told that the causes of such violence are...




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
»  An Iconic Black Magazine Has Been...
An Iconic Black Magazine Has Been...

Are Black media outlets still relevant?  Is it smart business to invest in Black media?  Ebony, the 1.2 million circulation lifestyle magazine aimed at African-Americans, has been sold by Johnson Publishing to a...



Earth Talk Articles
»  Besides Flint Michigan, What Other...
Besides Flint Michigan, What Other...

Dear EarthTalk: I find it hard to believe that Flint, Michigan is the only city or town in the U.S. with lead contamination of its water system. Has anyone looked at where...



Marian Wright Articles
»  Don’t Make Our Most Vulnerable...
Don’t Make Our Most Vulnerable...

In an important show of bipartisanship, Congress is on the cusp of an historic step to help many of the most vulnerable children in our nation who are abused and neglected...





Lillie Howard Articles
»  “Amazing Change & Amazing...
“Amazing Change & Amazing...

“Amazing Change & Amazing Grace”  This is the title of President Obama’s eulogy at the funeral of South Carolina State Senator Rev. Clementa C....



Chris Stevenson Articles
»  In An Era of Heightened Police and...
In An Era of Heightened Police and...

 Former death row inmate and convicted cop-killer Mumia abu-Jamal is currently facing his greatest battle. You may think I’m referring to the illness he has been...




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
»  Ageism – The Hidden Discrimination
Ageism – The Hidden Discrimination

So here you are, 55 years old, house with a mortgage you can just afford, helping your kids finish school and maybe planning a nice vacation.  You have a nice, secure position with a...



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
»  Race is an Open Wound in the...
Race is an Open Wound in the...

There seems to always be a reminder for us.  A Black male being pulled over by a white policemen is in a treacherous position.  I have taught my sons to pull to the...








 




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