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OP-ED: Neglect, Disrespect Of Puerto Rico By Trump Administration Continues

THE SEATTLE MEDIUM — President Donald Trump reignited the antipathy he has towards Puerto Rico when, in a recent meeting with Congressional Republicans, he reiterated his desire to deny any but the most basic funds to Puerto Rico. […read more]

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan speaks during a March 18 press conference in Annapolis on the state's fiscal 2020 budget. (William J. Ford/The Washington Informer)

Hogan Blasts Legislature as Assembly Nears End

WASHINGTON INFORMER — With less than a month before the Maryland General Assembly’s 90-day session ends, Gov. Larry Hogan didn’t mince words Monday at a press conference. He pleaded with the majority Democratic legislature to approve legislative that hold school systems accountable, cut taxes and eliminate mandate spending that would cause an average $7,000 tax hike for homeowners. […read more]

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Gillum Faces Formidable Odds But Can Still Be Elected Governor Of Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA TIMES — The day after the Aug. 28 primary elections in which Andrew Gillum became the first African American nominee for Florida governor, his Republican opponent, Ron DeSantis, stated, “The last thing we need to do is to monkey this up by trying to embrace a socialist agenda with huge tax increases and bankrupting the state.” […read more]


Double Standard even Among Pro-Homosexual Groups

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   William Thomas and Bruce Harris are two very successful judges who most people don’t know.  Thomas is from Miami and Harris is from Chatham Borough, N.J.  Both were nominated for  judgeships and both were defeated.  Both are Black.  Both Read More


Obama: ‘First Gay President’

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist President Obama has concluded his three-country tour of Africa.  He visited Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania.  Most presidential trips overseas have a pre-determined outcome:  to sign an agreement, to promote a foreign policy objective, or to reward an ally, etc.  Read More


BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Republicans Have Some Reaching to Do

By William Reed NNPA Columnist   “Brighter days are ahead.” “The check is being put in the mail.” That is what the Republicans seem to be saying after they released their “Growth and Opportunity Project” report in March. Six months after Republicans took a drubbing in Read More


Republicans Have Learned a Lesson

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   Several of my readers of have questioned why I am writing positive articles about my Republican Party.  The simple answer is that they deserve it.  In the past, I have been very critical of my party because they have Read More


BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Black Republican Trailblazers

By William Reed NNPA Columnist   The top Black Republicans in the country recently joined Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as he honored “Black Republican Trailblazers” in his latest attempt to make inroads into the Black community. During the event at the National Republican Read More

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Influencing Barack Obama’s Second Act

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   There is a different feel in the air, and it should not be surprising.  As historic as was the re-election of President Obama, nothing can replace the uniqueness of the opening of his first term four years ago.  Read More


BUSINESS EXCHANGE : Will Blacks Support Tim Scott?

By William Reed NNPA Columnist   If Sen. Timothy Eugene Scott is the GOP standard bearer in the 2016 presidential elections, will any Black Americans vote for him? The appointment of Scott to a U.S. Senate seat representing South Carolina is the Republicans’ most recent example Read More

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No Reason to Celebrate Tim Scott

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   The polite side of me congratulates Tim Scott on being named Senator for the state of South Carolina.  Alright, now that we have that out of the way, let’s get down to business. The appointment of Scott was Read More


Another Look at the Republican Party

By William Reed NNPA Columnist   “Any time you throw your weight behind a political party that can’t keep promises it made you during election time and you’re dumb enough to continue to identify with that political party, you’re not only a chump but traitor Read More