Business

Car Reviews: 2014 Porsche Cayman

AboutThatCar.com By Frank S. Washington NNPA Columnist DETROIT – There’s nothing like the rhythmic serenade of a Porsche mid-engine sports car when it is mated to a manual transmission and it is accelerating. Yes, to boost sales Porsche developed the Doppelkupplungsgetriebe or (PDK) transmission. In Read More

National

Minority Teachers Abandon Classrooms

Blacks, Latino Educators Find Other Professions by Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Minorities are significantly underrepresented in public schools, despite the fact that the number of black and Latino students have increased. A new report from the Center for Read More

World

Madagascar Billed as Surfing Paradise

CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Itching to catch a wave? Try Madagascar. The island nation in the Indian Ocean has become the 86th member of the International Surfing Association as part of a drive to promote the sport in Africa, the California-based association Read More

Op-Ed

The Lynching of Eric Garner

By Walter Fields NNPA Columnist It was one of the most difficult scenes in Spike Lee’s classic movie “Do the Right Thing,” the brutal strangulation of peace-loving Radio Raheem by New York City police in a Brooklyn pizza shop. That scene touched a raw nerve Read More

Op-Ed

The High Court of Injustice

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   What if we didn’t incarcerate people who commit non-violent crimes?  Or, if we sentenced them, what if their sentences were reasonable, instead of intolerable?  What if a man who steals a $159 jacket while high gets drug treatment and Read More

Op-Ed

The Politics of Federal Judges

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist The two conflicting appeals court rulings last week on the legality of a key provision of the Affordable Care Act – one supporting it and the other rejecting the health law – underscore the nexus between politics and the Read More

No Picture
Op-Ed

Crimes Against Gaza

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist  So, let’s be clear about what is transpiring before our eyes in Gaza. It most recently started when the Palestine Authority and Hamas declared that there would be a unity government. This was a significant breakthrough after years of hostility Read More

Op-Ed

Tony Dungy Unfairly Attacked

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   The homosexual mafia has struck again. This time, however, they have picked the wrong target.  Beloved former Tampa Bay and Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy has been under a vicious assault for honestly answering a reporter’s question. In Read More

Op-Ed

Ask Alma

By Alma Gill NNPA Columnist   Apart While Being Together Dear Alma, My husband and I have been married for over 25 years. We’re both in our late 50s. On the outside looking in, we’re a church going happy couple, but the reality is, we’re Read More

Entertainment

Seven Craziest Celebrity Demands

(NEWSER) – “Diva demands” sometimes seem like an escalating arms race; Radar rounds up 15 of the craziest demands from both female and male celebrities. A sampling: Mariah Carey once reportedly demanded a “staircase assistant” before going on a British talk show. Another time, her concert rider got very Read More