Is the GOP too blind to see?

This week, my intention was to comment on my assessment of the Democratic National Convention. I was there. As this new standard of campaigning has demonstrated,...

Facing the assault on civil rights

The Trump administration has launched an unprecedented rollback of civil rights and voting rights. Those who care about building a more perfect union face...

Urban and Rural America: Unleashing Possibility in Partnership by Marc H. Morial and USDA...

Tom Vilsack “We recognize, understand and appreciate that rural and urban America are interconnected and interdependent. Working together, we can leverage more investment and cooperation...

Inner Cities Need Disaster Relief Too By Jesse Jackson

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recently spoke at a conference sponsored by the Clinton Global Initiative in Chicago on disaster recovery in the wake...

Home-grown reactionaries are greatest threat to elections

This month, we once again gathered in Selma, Ala., to commemorate “Bloody Sunday,” the March 7, 1965 march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge that...

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...

High blood pressure, strokes and Blacks

GLENN ELLIS
 GEORGE CURRY MEDIA Few, if any, health issues touch the lives of more African-Americans than high blood pressure. Usually, hypertension is defined as blood pressure...

Texas ID law struck down a fifth time

Last week, a federal court dealt a blow to Texas’ efforts to disenfranchise voters of color. Texas’ draconian 2011 voter identification law has been...

Advancing diversity in law enforcement

The interagency report released this week by U. S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, “Advancing Diversity in Law Enforcement”...

Can I get a witness – or an endorsement?

JEFFREY L. BONEY NNPA COLUMNIST One of the saddest displays I recently witnessed was the debacle surrounding several members of the Black clergy and their political...

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