President Trump’s Cruel War on Children
Permalink

President Trump’s Cruel War on Children

By Marian Wright Edelman (President, Children’s Defense Fund) Our nation’s budget should reflect our nation’s…

Continue Reading →

Moral Courage: Senator Booker and Rep. Lewis Break Tradition, Testify against Senator Sessions
Permalink

Moral Courage: Senator Booker and Rep. Lewis Break Tradition, Testify against Senator Sessions

By Marian Wright Edelman (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable.…

Continue Reading →

Changing America’s Narrative: The New Black History Museum Opens on the National Mall
Permalink

Changing America’s Narrative: The New Black History Museum Opens on the National Mall

By Marian Wright-Edelman (President, Children’s Defense Fund) “In the shadow of the Jefferson Memorial, the…

Continue Reading →

Why We Must Never Forget Our Roots
Permalink

Why We Must Never Forget Our Roots

By Marian Wright Edelman (President of the Children’s Defense Fund) “So Dad has joined the…

Continue Reading →

Child Watch: Recognizing All of America’s S/Heroes
Permalink

Child Watch: Recognizing All of America’s S/Heroes

By Marian Wright Edelman (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Every day I wear a pair of…

Continue Reading →

Child Watch: Teaching the Truth About America’s History
Permalink

Child Watch: Teaching the Truth About America’s History

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist “The more you know about the past, the better…

Continue Reading →

Child Watch: The Piercing Cry of Child Poverty
Permalink

Child Watch: The Piercing Cry of Child Poverty

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   Pope Francis speaks out faithfully and forcefully against…

Continue Reading →

Child Watch: Young Black Males – Pushed Out and Pushed Away
Permalink

Child Watch: Young Black Males – Pushed Out and Pushed Away

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   Damien Durr is a brilliant young man who…

Continue Reading →

Child Watch: The Power of ‘Prophetic Grief’
Permalink

Child Watch: The Power of ‘Prophetic Grief’

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   Recently, Rev. Otis Moss, Jr., pastor emeritus at…

Continue Reading →

Child Watch: Bishop Tutu’s Dream
Permalink

Child Watch: Bishop Tutu’s Dream

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   After the horror of the racist terrorist murders…

Continue Reading →