America needs and wants comprehensive infrastructure investment

Earlier this month, the voters of Kansas City, Mo., handily approved three ballot questions that will allow the city to borrow and invest $800...

Time to shut down sham election commission

It was clear from the moment it was announced that the federal “Election Integrity Commission” was nothing more than a vehicle for voter suppression....

Time for a new Poor Peoples’ Campaign and Moral Revival

BISHOP WILLIAM J. BARBER, II GUEST COMMENTARY Channeling the incisive analysis of our best historians, TaNehisi Coates cut through the talking points of political pundits last...

Honor World AIDS Day by preserving health care

“Let us also continue to ensure that our Nation responds aggressively and humanely to the needs of people living with HIV and AIDS. Throughout...

Dems oppose parade, but not the ‘Warfare State’

Donald Trump wants a giant military parade. Predictably a chorus of Democrats panned the idea. Their reasons are all sensible enough. But most of all,...

Don’t let small-dollar loans ruin your holidays

In this wonderful time of the year when family and friends gather in good cheer to celebrate the holidays, nearly everyone has lists. From...

Private prisons resurrection represents pay-to-play

Twenty-four hours after the election of Donald Trump, the stock prices of America’s privately-run prisons soared. This came as no surprise to private prison...

For 100 days, Trump fought a war against Obama

Lauren Victoria Burke TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE There was the proposed massive budget cut to the Department of Housing and Urban Development; the incessant rhetoric about...

Black women will rise despite unequal treatment

Lots of women’s organizations commemorate Equal Pay Day, which this year was April 5. It meant that women, in general, would have had to...

National Urban League mourns Simeon Booker’s death

For many decades, including during my years as mayor of New Orleans, Jet magazine ran a column of happenings from around the country called...

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