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Marc Morial Articles
»  Stop the War on Young Black Men
Stop the War on Young Black Men

“Never did we think we would be planning a funeral, we were waiting on his first day of school. They robbed us of that.” Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael...




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
»  Argument for Blacks to Go to...
Argument for Blacks to Go to...

Everybody knows that there’s no such a thing as a "free lunch." Now, let’s see how good the Black Press is explaining to audiences about Morocco and the disputed territory of Western Sahara. The Kingdom of...



Earth Talk Articles
»  Combatting the Ever Mounting...
Combatting the Ever Mounting...

Dear EarthTalk: The collective impact of all the iPhones and other devices we buy, use and then discard must be mind-boggling at this point. Has anyone quantified this and...



Marian Wright Articles
»  Powerful New Book “Girls In...
Powerful New Book “Girls In...

I’m grateful for a powerful new book, Girls In Justice by artist Richard Ross a follow up to his moving earlier Juvenile In Justice, which combines Ross’s...





Lillie Howard Articles
»  The Most Passionate &...
The Most Passionate &...

This is the time of year allocated for the acknowledgement and celebration of our history. First and foremost, let’s put this in its proper perspective so that Black...



Chris Stevenson Articles
»  What the NCAA doesn’t Want You to...
What the NCAA doesn’t Want You to...

Recently we’ve been flooded with news about the chances that a gay man will be drafted into a company featuring a game where men pat each other on the butt, and the...




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
»  Should Israel Strike Iran’s...
Should Israel Strike Iran’s...

Who would have thought that the very close relationship between the nations of the United States and Israel would have deteriorated so fast during the last six years under...








 





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