First lady pays tribute to Tuskegee Airmen

Last week, I received an email from my friend, NNPA News Service Editor-in-Chief George E. Curry. It was a White House press release and a...

The scars of Vietnam

As a baby-boomer who grew up on war movies, I thought of veterans as various forms of heroes. I knew that in going to...

A message for the class of 2015

“Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair. / It’s had tacks in it, /And splinters, / And boards torn up, / And places...

Financial predators still target active duty military

The men and women who wear our nation’s uniform are expected to defend our nation at home and abroad. Yet, when it comes to...

Closing the chapter on Vietnam

In December 2009 the airliner I was on touched down in Hanoi, Vietnam. That was my first time to Vietnam. As the plane approached...

Planning for our own success

Are we living in the last days? If so, what are we doing about it? It seems the world is coming apart at the...

State NAACP rigs local elections in Ohio

You won’t believe the latest tactics being used by the folks at the national and state levels of the NAACP. Then again, those of...

The GOP’s ‘culture of poverty’ gambit

The 2014 mid-term elections are just eight months away – and the Republicans are worried about Black voters again. They have good reason to be...

Romancing the vote, but not the dollar

It’s so silly for Black people to fight over the Dems and Repubs when it is counterproductive for us to be enslaved by either...

States shift higher education costs to families

As the nation’s trillion-dollar student debt continues to rise, a new analysis of public higher education’s funding finds dwindling state support is the key...

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