Remembering the life, legacy of John F. Kennedy

“One hundred years of delay have passed since President Lincoln freed the slaves, yet their heirs, their grandsons, are not fully free. They are...

It’s time for a review

One of my most important teaching activities was time spent in review with my classes. My classroom experiences taught me that in every unit of...

Trump, the fear-mongering candidate

Are you cowering in your homes yet? If you watched
Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at last week’s Republican National Convention – and you believed any...

When will we learn?


A recent study on wealth was conducted by Amy Traub, Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede and Tom Shapiro. The study did a comparison of Black...

Remembering William Bowen Jr., White House butler

Inspired by director/co-producer Lee Daniel’s film, “The Butler,” starring Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines who served 34...

What you drive matters for employment, empowerment

GLENDA GILL NNPA COLUMNIST Ever since Henry Ford declared he’d pay $5 a day to workers in his factories, African-Americans have had a love affair with...

Tax ‘deform’ for corporations and the wealthy

Desperate for a policy win, Republicans have proposed “tax reform,” which is really an attempt to reward their base at the expense of the...

This way to ‘The Great Egress’

In mid-19th century New York City, at the corner of Broadway and Ann Street, stood Barnum’s American...

Mattel warns of slumping sales as debt ratings are cut

BY JAMES F. PELTZ LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Mattel Inc.’s struggles deepened Monday as the toymaker warned of slumping holiday sales as its debt was downgraded by...

Trump’s travel ban betrays American values


As a Republican candidate running for the nation’s highest office, Donald Trump promised an enthusiastic crowd of supporters that in the wake of the...

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