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Black Folks Silent As U.S. Military Moves Into Africa

By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdney Wire It is very revealing and very disturbing witnessing how the overwhelming majority of Black folks have adopted a hear-no-evil, see-no-evil,...

Credit Check Can Be A Barrier To A Job Or Promotion

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist As Black America continues to struggle with high unemployment rates, a new research report by Demos, a public policy organization titled,...

Racist Incidents At Oberlin College

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist       On March 4 Oberlin College in Ohio, which has always had an outsized role in the history of Black...

The Second Worst Thing: Offensive Mischaracterization Of The Housing Bubble

By Dedrick Muhammad TriceEdney Wire        Bloomberg Businessweek magazine has released its latest issue to much-deserved uproar and outrage. On its cover, the magazine featured Jim...

An Apology to Jesse Jackson

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist It’s time to man up – I was wrong about Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. First, some background. I wrote a column in...

Car-Title Loans: $3.6 Billion In Interest Paid On $1.6 Billion In Loans

In today’s struggling economy, many consumers find themselves short on cash. When consumers seek a credit remedy, one particular lender is likely to bring...

Guns, Not The Klan, Are The Real Threat

(TriceEdney Wire) - Chicago suffers unbearable levels of gun violence, yet the victims remain largely silent. They travel from funeral home to graveyard, rather...

Lessons from Mark Essex and Christopher Dorner

Over a 43-year career in journalism, I have been blessed with some memorable  experiences: I have covered presidential and vice presidential campaigns, I have ...

The GOP’s Game: Political Chaos

It’s déjà vu all over again. If this is America in the age of the Obama presidency, here we are at another point of political...

Turning The Clock Back On Voting Rights

Shelby County, Ala. is suing the Justice Department because they think that Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (and its reauthorization...

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Visit South Lake Union Community Center Online Open House

SPR and the design team from NBBJ have collected community feedback and are excited to share how the input has helped shape the schematic design, floor plan and programming spaces.

White House To Focus On New Vaccination Milestones As U.S. Is Expected To Miss July 4 Goal

"We've made tremendous progress in our vaccination efforts to date, and the ultimate goal has been to get America back to normal, as you said, and we're looking forward to doing that even here at the White House," press secretary Jen Psaki said this week.

Carl Nassib Of Las Vegas Raiders Is First Active NFL Player To Announce He Is Gay

"I just think that representation and visibility are so important," he said. "I actually hope that one day videos like this and the whole coming out process are just not necessary. But until then, I'm going to do my best and do my part to cultivate a culture that's accepting, that's compassionate."

Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah Turn 20

A spectacular feat of engineering, the man-made islands of Palm Jumeirah are 20 years old this year.

Canada To Ease Mandatory Quarantine On Some Arrivals

From just before midnight on July 5, Canadians and permanent residents who've received a full course of a coronavirus vaccine accepted by the government can leave isolation early of if they test negative for Covid on entry.