Politics

Liberal ‘Hell No’ Caucus Rises

(Politico) – The defeat of the Keystone XL pipeline in the Senate marked a major show of muscle for next year’s new hell-no caucus: liberals. Liberal Senate Democrats united to block the controversial project, even though their imperiled Democratic colleague Mary Landrieu of Louisiana begged Read More

Entertainment

STREAM: Beyonce’s Self-Titled Album Finally Released on Spotify with Platinum Edition

  (MusicTimes.com)—Taylor Swift may still be eschewing Spotify with her new album 1989 (and her entire back catalogue), but Beyoncé has finally gotten in on the streaming game. Today, the “7/11” singer released the Platinum Edition of her self-titled album, and in addition to being available on iTunes and at physical retailers, Beyoncé is Read More

Op-Ed

Democrats Beat Themselves

By Ron Daniels NNPA Columnist   In the face of a calculated and relentless assault by Republicans on Barack Obama, a president with a dismal approval rating, Democratic candidates panicked and frantically ran away from the president and his/their “record” over the past six years. Read More

Op-Ed

A Nation Where Slavery Still Thrives

By Lekan Oguntoyinbo NNPA Columnist A couple of weeks ago, law enforcement officials in Mauritania arrested nine people for doing something the government considers radical: protesting slavery. In 1980, Mauritania became the last nation in the world to legally abolish slavery, an institution that that Read More