Where do we go from here?

In spite of a decade of significant progress, the Negro still lives in the basement of the Great Society. He is still at the bottom,...

Optimistic report on state of Black America

Speakers at NNPA conference say Black Church and HBCUs still strong BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE Four pre-eminent Black leaders in America addressed the challenges and...

How we can economically empower the Black community

Neighborhoods and communities across the United States are experiencing gentrification and African-Americans, in particular, are feeling the pinch because of soaring home prices, just...

What could be worse?

Right-wing Republicans have given nearly every excuse possible for their own bad behavior. Truth and objectivity seem to escape their ilk. After hearing one...

What we’ve lost, learned in one year of Trump

The year leading up to his 2017 inauguration, as the Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump espoused senseless, baseless and ultimately empty assertions about the...

Political action, infinite hope must outweigh anti-democratic forces

Anti-democratic forces have penetrated American politics, and those forces have the potential to breed widespread hopelessness and political apathy.  For example, gerrymandering – the partisan...

Trump’s infidelity is personal and presidential

Not surprisingly, one of the latest revelations about No. 45 is the report that in 2016, his lawyer Michael Cohen paid adult film star...

One of the million reasons to support re-entry

The task of bringing our ex-offenders back into full-fledged citizenship is immense and long-term. Millions of Blacks who have violated the law and...

It’s no surprise and there’s no doubt

I’ve never witnessed it. It’s only been reported to me by those present to experience it. It’s an open secret that is made no...

This is no time for silence

As the world pauses to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, most conscious Americans are bowing our heads, though not in prayer. We are...

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