African American News & Issues

Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Testifies EXACTLY what Kavanaugh Confirmation means for Black America

AFRIAN AMERICAN NEWS & ISSUES— Rep. Cedric Richmond of Louisiana, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, said Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s record on criminal justice is “entirely unsatisfactory for a country persistently struggling to hold law enforcement accountable for mass incarceration and police brutality.” […read more]

Politics

Five Supreme Court Cases to Watch

Ben Goad, THEHILL.COM WASHINGTON (The Hill)—The U.S. Supreme Court will dive back into questions involving the limits of executive branch power, religious freedom and scope of Fourth Amendment protections when Chief Justice John Roberts and crew return Monday to the bench. Those issues represent familiar Read More

Politics

Gosnell Case Looks at Both Sides in Abortion Debate

by Larry Miller Special to the NNPA from the Philadelphia Tribune The case against Kermit Gosnell was, initially, an investigation into a prescription pill mill. Eventually, that escalated to one of the most grisly and horrific murder cases in Philadelphia history. From the beginning, when Read More

No Picture
Op-Ed

Beyond the Rhetoric: The Abortion Holocaust

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   Let me first say that I believe a woman should have the right to an abortion.  It is the law and each person has their own decision to make.  However, since the court decision, Roe V. Wade, the amount Read More

Religion

40 Years After Roe v. Wade, Abortion Foes Are Winning — and Losing

(RNS) Four decades after Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion, many opponents of the decision are in a celebratory mood while those backing abortion rights are glum, feeling that momentum is turning decisively against them. Tens of thousands of anti-abortion protesters Read More