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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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Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi and Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim decided to share the gold medal in the men's high jump in the Tokyo Olympic Games in an unprecedented move that prompted cheers around the world for their sportsmanship.

‘I Should Have Gotten The Damn Vaccine’

Jessica DuPreez talks with John Berman about her 39- year-old fiance who died from Covid-19. She discusses why they didn't get vaccinated, and how she thinks the shot could have saved the father of her kids.

Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ Named Best Music Video Of All Time By Rolling Stone

The publication wrote, "If Beyoncé's self-titled visual album established her as one of the greatest artists of all time, her surprise-released 'Formation' video (and ensuing album Lemonade) marked her as one of the most important."

2021 Genesis GV80

Since we are talking years of development and billions of dollars to make its luxury car lineup happen, we did not see a sport utility until the 2020 model year. But the GV80 has been worth the wait.

Black Philanthropy Month Is Black Freedom

Black philanthropy is rooted in West African culture and traditions of communal giving and sharing. These traditions traveled to the United States as part of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, and the practice of helping each other was essential to our ancestors’ survival.