Four Reasons Why We Have to Get the Every Student Succeeds Act Right
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Four Reasons Why We Have to Get the Every Student Succeeds Act Right

By Wade Henderson (President and CEO/The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights) In late…

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6 Imaginative New Ways America Has Found to Punish its Poor
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6 Imaginative New Ways America Has Found to Punish its Poor

(Salon) – In the 1960s, the Lyndon Johnson administration launched an official War on Poverty.…

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Obama Leads Discussion on Poverty
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Obama Leads Discussion on Poverty

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   President Obama recently participated in a long overdue…

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Who Won the War on Poverty?
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Who Won the War on Poverty?

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – President Ronald Reagan quipped: “In the…

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Paul Ryan: ‘We’re in the 50th Anniversary in the War on Poverty, and We Are Not Winning It’
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Paul Ryan: ‘We’re in the 50th Anniversary in the War on Poverty, and We Are Not Winning It’

  Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) discussed the war on poverty on Greta Van Susteren’s “On The…

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10 Commandments of Fatherhood
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10 Commandments of Fatherhood

by Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times “Nothing I’ve ever…

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Change Comes when Change is Demanded
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Change Comes when Change is Demanded

By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist   The 50th anniversary of Lyndon Johnson’s declaration…

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The War on Poverty – and MLK
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The War on Poverty – and MLK

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the War…

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Fighting Poverty on Two Fronts
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Fighting Poverty on Two Fronts

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Baines Johnson declared a…

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Republicans’ War on the Impoverished
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Republicans’ War on the Impoverished

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   I have written about the huge opportunity Black dissatisfaction…

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