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Op-Ed

60-Year Journey from ‘Brown’

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   Because I was a horribly ill-behaved child, I found myself shipped from San Francisco to Moss Point, Miss. in August 1969.  My mother’s plan was that I’d spend my junior year in high school there and live with my schoolteacher Read More

Politics

Are Little Rock Schools Finally Desegregated?

JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer Five decades and $1 billion after an infamous racial episode made Little Rock, Ark., a national symbol of school segregation, the legal fight to ensure that all of its children receive equal access to education is almost over. But many Read More

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Op-Ed

What Blacks Can Learn from South Africa

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Nelson Mandela turned 95 years old on Thursday, July 18.  He has been hospitalized for more than a month, and the world holds its breath as we witness the decline of the lion that roared for freedom in South Africa.  Read More

Op-Ed

Our Children Deserve Better

By Benjamin Todd Jealous NNPA Guest Columnist Every generation believes their children deserve to be better off than they were. This belief inspired the first slave rebellion in 1663, when a new law dictated that children of African slaves would not be able to rise Read More