Mr. Alford is the Co-Founder, President/CEO of the National Black Chamber of Commerce. Ms. DeBow is the Co-Founder, Executive Vice President of the NBCC.
Commentary

IN MEMORIAM: George H. W. Bush – American Hero

NNPA NEWSWIRE — President George H.W. Bush has died after 94 years of a vibrant life. There is one thing that we must all admit: He served this country every second of his long life. […read more]

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Politics

The Great Iraq Mistake

  (US News) – Invading Iraq was a mistake. That’s the consensus now even among Republicans, whose presidential candidates in recent days have largely fallen in line behind Jeb Bush and denounced the 2003 invasion initiated by his brother. After first telling Fox News this Read More

Politics

The Case for Doing Nothing in Iraq

(Politico) – Here we go again. Whenever there’s a crisis anywhere in the world, you can count on America’s pundit class to demand action—usually of the military variety. Don’t just stand there, bomb something! After more than two decades of unchallenged American hegemony, Washington keyboards seem almost Read More

Op-Ed

Blackonomics: The One Trillion Dollar Lie

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist   “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or Read More