Op-Ed

CDC Locks Out Black Providers

By Phil Wilson NNPA Columnist On March 19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded $115 million over five years to 21 organizations to provide technical assistance (TA) and capacity building to health departments, AIDS service organizations (ASOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) implementing Read More

Op-Ed

End the NCAA’s Plantation Economics

By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist   “It cannot be said that the employed scholarship players are ‘primarily students.’” With that statement, a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board last week accepted a petition by Northwestern football players that they were employees Read More

Op-Ed

A Liberal Dose of Intolerance

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   Our nation is about to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the assassination of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (April 4, 1968).  He gave his life so that we could fully participate in all that America has to offer. Since Read More

Op-Ed

Ask Alma

By Alma Gill NNPA Columnist   To Tell or Not to Tell Hi, Alma, The mom of one of my 10-year-old daughter’s friends confided in me that her husband had been physically and verbally abusive to her several times. (Unfortunately, as many people do in Read More