Keeping faith with our sisters

I lead a major national women’s group, the National Congress of Black Women. My personal desire is to facilitate the enhancement of the lives...

Fist-raising Black women don’t deserve punishment

KIM M. KEENAN GEORGE CURRY MEDIA GUEST COLUMNIST I remember the first time I saw a Black raised fist. I
was watching the 1968 Summer Olympics in
Mexico City...

Donald Trump and the spectacle of lying

During his march to the Republican
Party nomination, Donald Trump has repeatedly demanded that all Muslims should be barred from
entering the U.S., making it a...

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...

Warning: More cesspool politics ahead

Donald Trump’s success completes for the moment the most astonishing act of self-destruction in the history of American politics. I’m referring, of course, to...

Don’t send Flint down the drain

The Flint water crisis is now 2 years old – and the water still isn’t safe to drink. There have been civil and criminal investigations,...

Locked out: Education, jobs and justice

As we observe the 40th anniversary of The State of Black America,® the similarities of the United States of 1976 and the United States...

Jackie Robinson and the cost of racism

Another baseball season has opened,
and with it, Major League Baseball’s
annual homage to Jack Roosevelt
Robinson, more popularly known as Jackie Robinson, whose breaking baseball’s color...

Different rules for Black, White students

SUSAN K. SMITH GEORGE CURRY MEDIA COLUMNIST A representative from the office of Florida state attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit Angela Corey spoke to a...

Emanuel isn’t leading on police reform

Chicago is a city on edge. On a recent weekend, 20 people were shot over 13 hours. According to the Chicago Tribune, 1,051 have...

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