How to really make Black history

It’s that time again, y’all. Black History Month! The time of year when we celebrate our history. History has shown us what our ancestors have...

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...

‘Black Lives Matter’ today, tomorrow, forever

Whenever Black Americans use the term “Black Lives Matter” (BLM), many (but not all) Whites cringe because they believe Blacks are calling for the...

Tubman’s face on the $20 bill is priceless

WALTER RHETT NNPA GUEST COLUMNIST When Donald Trump calls Harriet Tubman’s selection as the face on the $20 bill “politically correct,” it is just another flag-wrapped...

The State of Equality and Justice in America: The Anatomy of the Modern...

On April 9, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached a message that was strikingly applicable to the lives of modern day civil rights...

A son of Birmingham becomes its mayor

In our nation’s history, Birmingham, Ala., will forever be tied to some of the most troubling and tragic imagery of the civil rights movement...

America’s true crime problem

Ponder these words about Black Americans and the criminal justice system: “There is too much crime and too little justice in the lives of...

Demonizing ‘Black Lives Matter’

Led by Fox News, conservatives are trying to discredit the #Black Lives Matter Movement by claiming incorrectly that it is a Black hate group...

Gorsuch hasn’t earned our support

Here’s what the Lawyer’s Committee on Civil Rights wrote in their “Report on the Nomination of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch as an Associate Justice...

Is there any decency left?

During the 2016 campaign, our 45th president once promised that he would be “so presidential that it will be boring.” If only. Instead, he has...

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