Medical debt is confusing and often inaccurate

Anyone who has been to an emergency room, out-patient clinic or undergone a series of medical tests knows how it feels to receive confusing...

Janay Rice’s journey

OMAR TYREE NNPA COLUMNIST I wrote a sports column earlier about domestic violence, triggered by the NFL case of Baltimore Ravens star running back Ray Rice...

Rep. Steve King’s racist immigration formula

One of the many questions that hover over President Obama’s historic breakthrough in ending the U.S. government’s half-century-long Cold War standoff with Cuba is...

This is why we march

“It’s just so overwhelming to see all who have come to stand with us. Look at the masses – Black, White, all races, all...

Time to reform the ‘thug’ image of hip-hop

One of my mentors asked me why I was so quiet and not making my voice heard in the streets protesting for justice. First, because,...

Let’s have a real conversation about race

John A. Powell NNPA GUEST COLUMNIST Thousands recently took to the streets in protest and outrage following a Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indict a...

Don’t let tempting predatory loans spoil holidays

From Christmas carols to decorations that celebrate the season, the holidays mark the time of year when families and loved ones anticipate joyous celebrations...

Demanding our role in the tourism Industry

Tourism is a very important part to any nation’s economy. A nation that does not have a tourism structure is one that is destined...

Our 10-point plan for police accountability

“…a country’s conscience sometimes has to be triggered by some inconvenience, because I think a lot of people who saw the Eric Garner video...

A criminal justice system that suffocates us

“I can’t breathe,” gasped Eric Garner, again and again and again. “I can’t breathe,” he said as several police officers were on top of...

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