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Marc Morial Articles
»  Trump’s Travel Ban Betrays...
Trump’s Travel Ban Betrays...

“Like many immigrants, we came to this country empty-handed. We believed in American democracy--that with hard work and the goodness of this country, we could share in...




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
»  Donald Trump and “The African...
Donald Trump and “The African...

“The Donald” has paid scant attention to blacks.  So, there was a flurry of comments to former BET founder and financial mogul Bob Johnson’s urging African-Americans to give President-Elect Trump...



Earth Talk Articles
»  Is there Any Recommendations for...
Is there Any Recommendations for...

Dear EarthTalk:  Do you have any recommendations for vegan health and beauty products?- Janice T., Brooklyn, NYThe problem with many common personal care items is the...



Marian Wright Articles
»  Oscar-Nominated Moonlight’s Moving...
Oscar-Nominated Moonlight’s Moving...

Everyone should watch the film Moonlight nominated for eight Academy Awards. Why? Because it’s a very powerful story of a poor Black boy’s struggles to reach...





Lillie Howard Articles
»  “I Thank God For My Life! I’m...
“I Thank God For My Life!  I’m...

When this week’s HV Press hits the streets I will have celebrated my 77th birthday, Feb. 14th. Wow! These years have flown by so quickly.As my mind strolls back...



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
»  The Trump Derangement Syndrome...
The Trump Derangement Syndrome...

There is something going around throughout the United States that is causing anger, almost to the point of insanity, it is turning our media into a “Fake News...








 




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