On Anniversary, Obama Says Too Few Use Hard-Won Voting Right
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On Anniversary, Obama Says Too Few Use Hard-Won Voting Right

CONNIE CASS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Marking the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights…

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Republicans Yield as Confederate Flag Issue Roils Congress
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Republicans Yield as Confederate Flag Issue Roils Congress

WASHINGTON (New York Times) — The anguished national debate over the future of the Confederate…

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In Selma, Ala., Obama Proved That He is ‘Black Enough’
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In Selma, Ala., Obama Proved That He is ‘Black Enough’

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief NEW ANALYSIS SELMA, Ala. (NNPA) – Throughout his campaign…

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Anniversary of Selma March Rekindles Ferguson Comparisons
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Anniversary of Selma March Rekindles Ferguson Comparisons

JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In only a few minutes on national…

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Don’t Disrespect Our President, Black Lawmakers Tell Netanyahu
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Don’t Disrespect Our President, Black Lawmakers Tell Netanyahu

  (Politico) – The audience for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on…

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John Lewis Tells His Truth About ‘Selma’
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John Lewis Tells His Truth About ‘Selma’

Selma Civil Rights March Still Vivid for US Rep John Lewis
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Selma Civil Rights March Still Vivid for US Rep John Lewis

ALEX SANZ, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Forty-nine years after John Lewis and fellow marchers…

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Movie Review: ‘Selma’
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Movie Review: ‘Selma’

  By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic R.I.P. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Your story…

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Georgia’s Michelle Nunn Turns to Civil Rights Icon
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Georgia’s Michelle Nunn Turns to Civil Rights Icon

BILL BARROW, Associated Press DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Michelle Nunn’s difficult political balancing act as…

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Obama Says Civil Rights Movement Opened Door for His Election
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Obama Says Civil Rights Movement Opened Door for His Election

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief AUSTIN, Texas (NNPA) – With civil rights legends Andrew…

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