‘The Purge’ is happening right now

Being possessed by an abstract, non-linear psychological construct has always led me to search for the truth which may rest in both the sublime...

Don’t rush to judgment on Bill Cosby

EVIN COSBY GUEST COMMENTARY I am the youngest of five. I remember our family trips and moving to New York City just so we could be...

Jeff Sessions is rolling back basic rights

After Donald Trump’s first 100 days, media commentary focuses primarily on how little he has achieved in comparison to other presidents. It’s a mistake,...

Will Trump respond to famines in Africa?

REP. KAREN BASS TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Our world stands at a crossroads. Twenty million people stand at risk of starvation at the hands of what...

Beware of ‘Radio-Activists’

There are many Black folks who can tell us “what we need to do” in the context of economic empowerment and other issues that...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s education plan falls short

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel sincerely wants to do something to improve Chicago schools. I have no doubt of that. Unfortunately, his proposal – called...

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...

HBCUs are worth more than a photo op

ANDREW HAIRSTON, ESQ. TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE I love Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). I’m biased, as I’m a graduate of Howard University. My...

Texas ID law struck down a fifth time

Last week, a federal court dealt a blow to Texas’ efforts to disenfranchise voters of color. Texas’ draconian 2011 voter identification law has been...

A reversal of fortune

Does it hurt more to have a disappointment occur without expectation, or to be able to anticipate a disappointment and see it materialize? When...

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