Keith Caldwell, NAACP Nashville Branch President, left, and Gloria Jean Sweet-Love, President of the Tennessee State Conference NAACP (Photo by: Nashville NAACP)
Law

Americans More Pragmatic Than Trump on Border Security

THE TENNESSEE TRIBUNE — It’s “xenophobic rhetoric” and “fear mongering,” but most Americans are more pragmatic about border security, according to NAACP leaders. […read more]

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Willie McCovey attempts to tag Cincinnati Reds' shortstop Dave Concepcion out at first base (Photo: Sheldon Dunn/Wikimedia Commons)(Photo: Sheldon Dunn/Wikimedia Commons)
Black History

IN MEMORIAM: Baseball Great Willie McCovey Dies at 80

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “For more than six decades, he gave his heart and soul to the Giants – as one of the greatest players of all time, as a quiet leader in the clubhouse, as a mentor to the Giants who followed in his footsteps, as an inspiration to our Junior Giants, and as a fan cheering on the team from his booth.” — Giants CEO Larry Baer […read more]

Monica Simpson, the executive director of SisterSong, says that the work of Black women will help us understand and combat Trump’s agenda, with Black women leading the fight.Monica Simpson/SisterSong
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Op-Ed: Black Women Show the Way Forward in 2018

SAN DIEGO VOICE & VIEWPOINT — There is a reckoning afoot in this country. On one side, Trump has emboldened and embodied a virulent and reckless hate that targets women, Black people, and immigrants (among many others). Each day brings a new outrage. On the other side, #MeToo has followed #BlackLivesMatter as a hashtag-turned-movement, led by courageous truth-tellers who are sick and tired of a violent and largely ignored status quo. […read more]