Op-Ed

A Tale of Two Conventions

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Having attended the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland two weeks ago and having intently watched the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on TV last week, I couldn’t help but notice how distorted both conventions were, especially in terms Read More

National

Cleveland, on the Brink

Jamil Smith, THE NEW REPUBLIC   CLEVELAND (The New Republic) — Before last week, the last time I’d been home to Cleveland, Ohio was in December of 2014. When I drove into town, I didn’t head to the East Side, where I grew up, and Read More

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Op-Ed

Cleveland’s Charles Ramsey: Hood or Hero?

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   When some of us saw the first video of Charles Ramsey, the colorful Black dishwasher in Cleveland who is being celebrated as a hero for rescuing three White women captives from horrid conditions in a Cleveland house, we Read More