Politics

Obama Lauds Black Women at CBC Dinner

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – During his speech at the 45th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Phoenix Awards Dinner, President Barack Obama celebrated the critical role that Black women have played in “every great movement in American history” and pledged to Read More

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Op-Ed

The CBC—Then and Now

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Too often people who have experienced and endured long term oppression and suffering take for granted some of the socioeconomic and political indicators of progress. In other words, it is important periodically to assess both the setbacks and Read More

Op-Ed

Blackonomics: Kudos to the CBC Foundation

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist In a recent article I posed the question, “Hey, Chocolate City, where da money at?”   Well, the CBCF gave a resounding answer to that inquiry on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Starting a new campaign to strengthen the economy in Black communities, Read More