The actions of the President and the Republican Senate that stand with him have sent a global alarm to our enemies that we are now weak and disorganized. Such a position invites military conflicts. (Photo: iStockphoto / NNPA)
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COMMENTARY: Preventing the Fall of America

NNPA NEWSWIRE — There is a movement afoot to turn back the clock and to undo all our social gains. If it were not for the internet and the rising tide of social consciousness, we would repeat the history of so many civilizations before us that fell from within. […read more]

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Op-Ed

The Delusional Tea Party Republicans

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist As these words are being written, the Obama administration is trying to end a shutdown of the United States government forced by the refusal of the Republican bloc of the House of Representatives to vote on a continued funding Read More

Politics

Government Shutdown Harder on Black Workers

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although the shutdown of the federal government that began Tuesday is affecting all Americans, a disproportionate portion of the 800,000 furloughed federal workers are African Americans, according to the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Because government Read More