Op-Ed

An International War of Words

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   With the recent terrorists attacks in Paris over a largely unknown satirical newspaper that poked fun at Islam and Mohammed, there has been a global debate over whether the world is at war with “radical” Islam. The debate has Read More

Politics

Democrats Bet on Diversity

(Politico) – With Barack Obama’s sweeping move to reorder the nation’s immigration system through the stroke of the presidential pen, Democrats say the White House is making a dramatic and likely irreversible bet that the ultra-diverse Obama coalition will sustain the party through 2016 and Read More

Politics

Trolling The GOP

  (Politico) – When the Obama administration last week began the process of preparing the media and the public about the president’s plan to unilaterally suspend deportation for millions of illegal immigrants, it did not go to a Latino outlet like Univision. It did not communicate to Read More

Politics

More Gray Hairs for Obama

(Politico) – No matter how much you love your children, if you were a parent in Honduras, you might be tempted to ship them to the United States. According to the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime, Honduras has the highest homicide rate in Read More

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Op-Ed

Blacks Underepresented in Immigration Debate

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   The Senate’s Gang of Eight have put together an 844-page monstrosity known as the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, legislation that President Obama says he “basically approves” of.  The crafters of this essentially unreadable bill was Read More

Politics

Immigration Isn’t Just a Latino Issue

by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As lawmakers and special interests groups paint immigration reform as a critical component in shaping the future of Latinos living in the United States, Black leaders say that there is too much at stake, economically and Read More