Op-Ed

My House is not Your Home

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   Since the economic crash of 2008, I think everyone has had to make adjustments – except the federal government – including cutting back on discretionary spending, fewer weekends at the beach, eating out less, etc.  What I like about Americans Read More

National

Feeding Families Made More Hungry by Congress

[The Washington Post] The holiday season is beginning, which means two things: Many Americans will eat too much, and many others won’t have nearly enough. November will be tougher than usual for the hungry because it kicked off with a brutal blow to their already- meager food Read More

Op-Ed

Child Watch: Determined to Make a Difference

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   This year, New York is facing the worst homeless crisis since the Great Depression. The city homeless population included a record-breaking 42,888 children. The many ways poverty scars a child today and long into the future are well-documented. Read More