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Limiting Women’s Rights

(Trice Edney Wire) - I was 20 when Roe v. Wade was decided.  A year before the decision, a young woman who lived in...

More Than 40 Million Households Pay More Than 30 Percent For Housing

Each year the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University assesses  the nation’s housing outlook.  The just-released The State  of the Nation’s Housing in 2013 acknowledges...

Can Congress Redeem Itself?

By William E. Spriggs       In the latest polls for May and June, Congress' approval rating is a mere 14 percent. This reflects a clear dissatisfaction with...

Restoring And Sustaining The Legacy Of The National Conference Of Black Mayors

By Mayor Kevin Johnson Sacramento, CA  In May 2013, I was honored to be elected as President of the National Conference of Black Mayors (NCBM), an...

Race And The Supreme Court

     In its latest affirmative action ruling, Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, the Supreme Court, ruled the same way it had in...

‘I Recall Having To Pay A Poll Tax’

By U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson With its ruling on the Voting Rights Act, the Supreme Court has taken the country back to a time...

NBA: What Happens To The Undrafted?

      In 2011, 17,500 college basketball players were registered with the National Collegiate Athletic Association. That year, 48 college players were drafted by NBA...

Reality Check – Sean Hannity’s Black Conservatives

By A. Peter Bailey (Trice Edney Wire)-As anyone who regularly reads this column knows, I have absolutely no regard for Sean Hannity, the obnoxious, right-wing...

There Is Strong Statistical Evidence That Politics Is Resegregating

By David A. Bositis, Ph.D. (Trice Edney Wire) - There are demographic changes occurring in the United States that will change politics and public policy...

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: No ‘Homeboy’ African Trip For Obama

By William Reed NNPA Columnist President Obama and the first lady’s trip to sub-Saharan Africa, scheduled  for June 26-July 3,  will included South Africa, the West...

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