Abusive debt collectors target Black consumers

An old adage teaches that one man’s pain is another’s gain. That adage is a truism when it comes to the debt collection industry. According...

Is Texas’ ‘open carry’ law for us?

JEFFREY L. BONEY NNPA COLUMNIST Beginning January 1, 2016, anyone holding a Texas Concealed Handgun License (CHL) will be allowed to openly carry his or her...

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 don’t matter in Israel

The United States does not have a monopoly on the lynch law murder of Black people. Israel, both America’s client state and master, is...

No more chicken dinners; we need policy

JEFFREY L. BONEY NNPA COLUMNIST It happens every year. Yard signs placed by campaign operatives infiltrate our neighborhoods and litter our streets, hoping that you familiarize yourself...

Single payer more popular than Obamacare

Boosters for the Obama administration claim that his Affordable Care Act is a legacy that qualifies Obama for permanent residence in the pantheon of...

Why can’t we win the terrorist war?

It has been two years since our president declared the ISIS movement a “jayvee” team. He implied this terrorist coalition was no big thing...

Why Jannie Ligons is the woman of the year

Jannie Ligons is an Oklahoma City grandmother who left a friend’s house to drive home. She collided with Daniel Holtzclaw, the rogue police officer...

Leaders provide vision, not division

Leaders provide vision. They help people understand where they are, how they got there and what they must do to go forward. They help...

Lies and cover-ups in Chicago

“Because a body of men, holding themselves accountable to nobody, ought not to be trusted by anybody.” Thomas Paine, “Rights of Man (Part One)”,...

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