Ben Carson Apologizes for Saying Being Gay is a Choice

  (USA Today) – Presidential hopeful Ben Carson apologized Wednesday night for saying being gay is a choice, following a backlash over his assertion that prisons are evidence that homosexuality is an option. “In a recent interview on CNN, I realized that my choice of language does not Read More


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


Miss. Governor Signs Religious Practices Bill

EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill Thursday that supporters say will assure unfettered practice of religion without government interference but that opponents worry could lead to state-sanctioned discrimination against gays and lesbians. The bill, called Read More


Heterophobia is the New Black

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   Last week, I had to make one of the most difficult announcements of my life—I told my family that I liked women, err, love women.  Not knowing how my mother would react, I was relieved when she looked at Read More


Blacks Don’t Have Same Views on Same-Sex Marriage

by Maya Rhodan NNPA Washington Correspondent Rev. Amos Brown supports same-sex marriage. Rev. Anthony Evans opposes same-sex marriage. WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Rev. Amos Brown, pastor of the Third Baptist Church of San Francisco, and Rev. Anthony Evans, president of the National Black Church Initiative in Read More