Op-Ed

This is Why Republicans Need to Stop Hating on Trump

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Any member of an organization that truly cares about the group will not hesitate to hold the leadership accountable for the group’s actions, if they deem them to be inconsistent with the mission of the group. This is Read More

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Op-Ed

A Tale of Two Conventions

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Having attended the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland two weeks ago and having intently watched the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on TV last week, I couldn’t help but notice how distorted both conventions were, especially in terms Read More

Op-Ed

Homosexuality Is the New Black

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA News Wire Columnist) In order to have a fully functioning society, we must have some common baseline of beliefs that join us together, whether it’s a fraternity, a church, or a political party. Without this commonality, belonging to a group or Read More

Op-Ed

Advice: Ask Alma

By Alma Gill NNPA News Wire Columnist Dear Alma, I need advice about a terrible family situation that involves me and all of my siblings, and it’s breaking us apart. I am one of nine children. We were all born and raised in the South. Read More

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Op-Ed

Advice: Ask Alma

By Alma Gill NNPA News Wire Columnist Dear Alma, My 59-year-old father may have conceived a child with his 28-year-old girlfriend. I say “may” because his girlfriend sleeps around, and everybody in town knows it. My father is raising this child as his own. He Read More

Op-Ed

Where is Today’s Madam C.J. Walker?

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA News Wire Columnist Women entrepreneurs have a powerful role model when they consider Madam C.J. Walker. One of our nation’s first female self-made millionaires, her story of combining herbs to develop and manufacture a hair pomade, of empowering tens of thousands Read More

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Op-Ed

Advice: Ask Alma

By Alma Gill NNPA News Wire Columnist Dear Alma, I hate my husband’s best friend. They are total opposites and I just don’t get it. I understand they grew up together and went to the same high school, but really, it’s time for this relationship Read More

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Op-Ed

Advice: Ask Alma

By Alma Gill NNPA News Wire Columnist Dear Alma, Five years into my marriage my husband moved himself into the downstairs bedroom. The initial reason given was, “He didn’t want to disturb the babies” (including a newborn) with his late-night arrival, and early departures for Read More

Op-Ed

Climate Change and Black America

Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., says that climate change for African Americans is a matter of life and death. By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA News Wire Columnist Why are millions of Black American youth and elders suffering disproportionately from asthma and other respiratory illnesses much Read More

Op-Ed

Advice: Ask Alma

By Alma Gill NNPA News Wire Advice Columnist Dear Alma, I found e-mails my wife has been writing to an old boyfriend who’s now in jail. He will be locked up for a long, long time. At first I wasn’t all that concerned, but now Read More