Blacks must be part of energy debate

MATTHEW C. WHITAKER NNPA GUEST COLUMNIST Numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that income disparities among different ethnic groups in the U.S. remain...

Trial to Secure Justice for Trayvon Martin Begins

“I believe that's Trayvon Martin, that's my baby's voice. Every mother knows their child, and that's his voice.” - Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon...

Imagine if Corey Lewandowski was Black

Donald Trump has called out and targeted racial and ethnic groups, as well as targeted individual women because of their appearance and more. He...

Pitfalls to avoid when making a student loan

If you are a college student, a recent college graduate or a college drop-out, student loan debt is not only likely, but probable. Among Black...

Immigration is a problem without a cure

Immigration is at the top of the news on a daily basis. It is a major election issue for the race to the presidency....

Heroes, prayers and condolences are not enough

If not for the courage of the first responders and the heroism of private citizens such as Jonathan Smith, a 30-year-old father of three...

Black families still denied access to home loans

In recent weeks, a spate of news coverage has referred to America’s “inner cities.” Some may even interpret it as a new code word...

It’s time for America to #TrustBlackWomen

After Roy Moore’s defeat at the hands of Alabama voters – driven by Black voter turnout, especially the votes of Black women – we saw the celebration, credit-taking,...

Dylann Roof doesn’t deserve the death penalty

Dylann Roof, the unrepentant racist who killed nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., is a monster. He prayed with...

Happy birthday to Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr.

Seventy-five years ago, a freedom fighter was born in Greenville, S.C. His name is Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. I will say something about this...

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