President Trump’s Cruel War on Children
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President Trump’s Cruel War on Children

By Marian Wright Edelman (President, Children’s Defense Fund) Our nation’s budget should reflect our nation’s…

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Moral Courage: Senator Booker and Rep. Lewis Break Tradition, Testify against Senator Sessions
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Moral Courage: Senator Booker and Rep. Lewis Break Tradition, Testify against Senator Sessions

By Marian Wright Edelman (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable.…

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Changing America’s Narrative: The New Black History Museum Opens on the National Mall
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Changing America’s Narrative: The New Black History Museum Opens on the National Mall

By Marian Wright-Edelman (President, Children’s Defense Fund) “In the shadow of the Jefferson Memorial, the…

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Why We Must Never Forget Our Roots
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Why We Must Never Forget Our Roots

By Marian Wright Edelman (President of the Children’s Defense Fund) “So Dad has joined the…

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Child Watch: Recognizing All of America’s S/Heroes
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Child Watch: Recognizing All of America’s S/Heroes

By Marian Wright Edelman (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Every day I wear a pair of…

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Child Watch: Bishop Tutu’s Dream
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Child Watch: Bishop Tutu’s Dream

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   After the horror of the racist terrorist murders…

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Child Watch: Where are the Caring Adults?
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Child Watch: Where are the Caring Adults?

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   What’s on the minds of many high school…

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Child Watch: Growing Seeds for a Multicultural, Multiracial Teaching Force
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Child Watch: Growing Seeds for a Multicultural, Multiracial Teaching Force

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   This is the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools®…

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Child Watch: Overmedicating Children in Foster Care
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Child Watch: Overmedicating Children in Foster Care

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist     On any given day, nearly one in…

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Child Watch: From ‘Crack Baby’ to A-Student
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Child Watch: From ‘Crack Baby’ to A-Student

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   The odds were stacked against Britiny Lee before…

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