Jesse Hagopian, a high school ethnic studies teacher in Seattle, and other local educators announce their initiatives for their upcoming Black Lives Matter At School Week of Action. Photo/Aaron Allen.
Community

Local Educators Announce Initiatives For Black Lives Matter At School’s Week Of Action

THE SEATTLE MEDIUM — The Black Lives Matter At Schools Movement’s momentum is growing as its impact on the community has been fruitful. […read more]

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Julianne Malveaux is an author and economist. Her latest book “Are We Better Off? Race, Obama and Public Policy” is available via www.amazon.com.
Commentary

COMMENTARY: Hate and Horror — When Does It Stop?

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “Motivated by 45, Cesar Sayoc has “allegedly” mailed at least 15 pipe bombs to Democratic political figures that Trump has criticized. Instead of doing the decent thing (like calling his predecessors, Presidents Obama, and Clinton to pledge to use federal resources to get to the bottom of this madness), he spent time speculating that perhaps this was a Democratic set-up.” […read more]

Op-Ed

2016: A Year in Review

By Armstrong Williams (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Is it still 2016? This really seems like the year that never ends. So much has happened of historical import that 2016 will no doubt go down as one of the richest historical periods in American history. It is Read More

National

Sandra Bland Supporters Call for Boycott

By Marilyn Marshall Special to the NNPA from the Houston Defender HOUSTON (NNPA) – Demonstrators who recently gathered outside the Waller County Jail demanded justice for Sandra Bland, remembered African-Americans who were killed by police, and called for a boycott. “We are uniting with other communities, Read More

Politics

Bernie Sanders, Progressive Enemy #1

(Politico) – The presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders was supposed to put leftward pressure on Hillary Clinton. Instead, it’s Sanders who has become the left’s punching bag. Sanders has been sandbagged by Black Lives Matter protesters for not prioritizing solutions for institutional racism, knocked by immigrant advocates for Read More