Politics

FactChecking the CNN Debate

    (FactCheck.org) — The Republican presidential candidates met for their second debate on Sept. 16, this one hosted by CNN at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in California. We found they strayed from the facts on numerous issues, including: • Donald Trump told […read more]

Entertainment

Reel-ality TV Talk

By Marquesa LaDawn NNPA Columnist   Married to Medicine  The Queen of Shade has returned, but she may have competition. Dr. Heavenly? Toyd, really. I think something’s going on with her; she’s angry and taking it out on everyone. She arrived at the couples’ retreat, […read more]

Op-Ed

Black Votes Matter

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   As we enter the 2016 political campaign season with numerous candidates for president of the United States in the Republican and Democratic parties, it appears once again that the political and economic interests of Black America are […read more]

Op-Ed

Ask Alma

By Alma Gill NNPA Columnist   Mother Made a Mess of Our Family Dear Alma, I am the oldest of my mother’s children and have taken care of our family for most of my life. My mother started having children early, was married and divorced […read more]

Politics

Biden to Court Black Caucus

Edward-Isaac Dovere, POLITICO   WASHINGTON (Politico) — Continuing his pre-presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden will head to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation convention in Washington this weekend, according to sources familiar with the planning. Biden’s expected to attend the Phoenix Awards dinner on Saturday […read more]

Op-Ed

How Low Will the GOP Go?

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist   Karl Marx famously wrote, “History repeats itself, first time as tragedy, second as farce.” So, his ghost must have eagerly joined the many living in this dimension who last week thoroughly enjoyed the two spectacles that underscore the […read more]

Op-Ed

Ask Alma

By Alma Gill NNPA Columnist   Different Parenting Styles Dear Alma, My neighbor and I have been friends for three years. I relocated from out of town, so it was a relief when we hit it off and started a wonderful friendship. We both have […read more]

Entertainment

Reel-ality TV Talk

 By Marquesa LaDawn NNPA Columnist   Married to the Medicine – It’s Getting Hot in Here Let’s start with Lisa Nicole Cloud… She’s a savvy businesswoman who’s constantly shamed by her husband’s behavior. Dr. Darren Cloud, is a good guy, but seems to struggle with […read more]

Op-Ed

The GOP’s Enemies’ List

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist   It’s getting more and more difficult to keep up with the lengthening list of people, groups, and nations the Republican Party’s presidency-seekers are designating as targets. Undocumented Latino immigrants – and their American-citizen children? Check. Gays and lesbians? […read more]

Op-Ed

Ask Alma

By Alma Gill NNPA Columnist   Indirectly Subsidizing my Ex Dear Alma,   My wife is vicious with a capital V! We were married for 8 years and over that time had two sons. She did everything imaginable. She lied, stole, manipulated. Here’s a few […read more]