OP-ED: It’s Time for a Focus on Economics

HOUSTON FORWARD TIMES — Now that the midterm elections are over, it’s time, once again, to alert Black folks to the peril and stupidity of putting nearly all of our time, energy and resources into electoral politics. […read more]


Fight to Exonerate Marcus Garvey

By Ron Daniels NNPA Columnist   August 17 will mark the 128th birthday of Marcus Mosiah Garvey, the visionary Jamaican-born leader who built the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL) into the largest mass movement for liberation in the history of Africans Read More


The Legacy of Marcus Garvey

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist This year marks the 100 anniversary of the founding of the United Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) by the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey.  I believe it is important for all people, especially for 45 million Black Americans, to remember Read More


Blackonomics: The Revolution Must be Financed

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist   When it comes to gaining true freedom, the words and actions of our most revered Black authentic leaders emphasized economic empowerment.  Unfortunately, many of those who spoke the truth and tried to establish an economic foundation for Black people Read More


The Five M’s

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist My 20 years as a columnist for NNPA would not be complete without an article about five persons whom I hold in high esteem, five persons from whom I have learned about sacrifice, commitment, dedication, honor, and character; and five Read More


Blackonomics: Black Leadership or Pleadership?

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.”  This famous quote from Frederick Douglass brings to mind the predicament of Black folks in this country relative to those upon whom we depend to put forth Read More