The Value in Being Unreasonable
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The Value in Being Unreasonable

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Paraphrasing my buddy, British playwright George Bernard Shaw, “The…

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Did the FBI Just Declare War on Black People?
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Did the FBI Just Declare War on Black People?

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) While White men are beating Black men on the…

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Ask Alma: Taking Care of My Elderly Parents Is Taking a Toll
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Ask Alma: Taking Care of My Elderly Parents Is Taking a Toll

By Alma Gill (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Dear Alma: I am a 64 year-old divorced woman…

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We Need a Values Revolution in America
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We Need a Values Revolution in America

By Reverend Dr. William J. Barber, II (President, Repairers of the Breach) Jeremiah 22:1-3,4-5 The…

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Hey, Dope Fiend. Put that NFL Crack Pipe Down.
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Hey, Dope Fiend. Put that NFL Crack Pipe Down.

By Jeffrey Boney (Houston Forward Times/NNPA Member) Hey, dope fiend? Yeah, I’m talking to you.…

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OPINION: Black America’s Dreams of Homeownership Still Deferred
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OPINION: Black America’s Dreams of Homeownership Still Deferred

By Charlene Crowell (Deputy Communications Director, Center for Responsible Lending) The late Langston Hughes created…

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The American Flag Is Drenched in Black Blood
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The American Flag Is Drenched in Black Blood

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) I am not sure why the national anthem and…

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Ask Alma: My Son, His Girlfriend and Her Mom Live with Me, Rent-free
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Ask Alma: My Son, His Girlfriend and Her Mom Live with Me, Rent-free

By Alma Gill (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Dear Alma, I’m going through an extremely difficult time…

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We Must Take Every Opportunity to Fight Voter Suppression
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We Must Take Every Opportunity to Fight Voter Suppression

By Derrick Johnson (Interim President and CEO, NAACP) We all know the power of the…

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Lawmakers, Civil Rights Leaders Challenge DeVos on Student Loan Enforcement
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Lawmakers, Civil Rights Leaders Challenge DeVos on Student Loan Enforcement

By Charlene Crowell (Communications Director, Center for Responsible Lending) Civil rights leaders and Capitol Hill…

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