Is Black America Better Off Under Obama?
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Is Black America Better Off Under Obama?

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist   “Like the rest of America, Black America, in…

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‘Selma’ is More than a Movie
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‘Selma’ is More than a Movie

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist   The movie Selma, which debuted on Christmas Day,…

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Old Guard Marginalizes Ferguson Youth Leaders
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Old Guard Marginalizes Ferguson Youth Leaders

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist   Remember these names: Ashley Yates, Johnetta Elzie, and…

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What’s Next After the Marches?
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What’s Next After the Marches?

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist   We’ve seen it before: The injustice, the reactions,…

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Will Video Cameras Reduce Police Brutality?
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Will Video Cameras Reduce Police Brutality?

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist   “I can’t believe that in the 21st century…

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Same Old Problem, Same Old Response
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Same Old Problem, Same Old Response

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist   In 1983, it was Michael Stewart, 25. He…

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Will Larger CBC Translate into Greater Clout?
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Will Larger CBC Translate into Greater Clout?

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist Even though the next Congress, which starts on January 6,…

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Democrats Did Not Invest Wisely in Black Candidates
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Democrats Did Not Invest Wisely in Black Candidates

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist A total of $172 million. That was the record…

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Democrats: A Party out of Sync
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Democrats: A Party out of Sync

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist If there was one lesson to be learned on…

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Parent PLUS Loan Requirements Updated
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Parent PLUS Loan Requirements Updated

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist Three years ago, the Department of Education tightened the…

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