Sunday, September 27, 2020

America, the land of the free!

Darlene Aiken Guest Columnist The doctor says, ma’am, you’ve been feeling under the weather because, great news, you are pregnant! The immediate thought is supposed to...

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...

The will of the people is denied

As I write this opinion, Hillary Clinton’s vote total leads Donald Trump by over 2 million votes! These popular votes reflect the will of individual...

Viola Davis earns a historic distinction

“In my mind I see a line, and over that line, I see green fields and lovely flowers and beautiful White women with their...

Good news for some in the Class of 2017

The college class of 2017 is in a better employment position than any college class in a decade. With the unemployment rate (4.4 percent) lower...

Trump’s delusions on police brutality are dangerous

Donald Trump often seems more shock jock than president. He likes to shock, say or tweet outrageous things and prove that he’s not just...

A victory for the financial industry, a loss for consumers

In the dead of night on Oct. 24, Vice President Mike Pence struck a blow against consumers, further empowering the banks and financial institutions...

Black Hollywood legend pens memoir

Jenifer Lewis opens up about comedy, sex, glamour, sorrow in her new book BY LAUREN POTEAT NNPA NEWSWIRE Jenifer Lewis, affectionately nicknamed “Auntie” in Black Hollywood, recently...

Tight election results show importance of voting

“Eight days after Bloody Sunday, President Lyndon Johnson spoke to a joint session of the Congress and made one of the most meaningful speeches...

Here’s the deal on politicians and ‘Benjamins’

Politicians and ‘Benjamins” is not exactly one of the best-kept secrets. Everybody knows no lobbyist, no interest group, no...