Friday, March 5, 2021
By George E. Curry Media Columnist      While our attention was focused last week on Bill Clinton becoming unhinged while defending his indefensible crime bill and insulting the Black Lives Matter Movement in the process, Wells Fargo and billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson were demonstrating how the wealthy escape personal responsibility...

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By Ima Gontellit, Chicago Crusader  FULL STEAM AHEAD The nefarious plot to undermine the general election by once again, tricking de Negro vote, this November is apparently underway with the more than $1.5 million already distributed to “various parties” who will undoubtedly be reported on certain D2s with various codes. One...
By Marc H. Morial President and CEO National Urban League “Common sense and intelligence can still determine what we do, even in this crazy environment. We’re not going to use our children as guinea pigs.” – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Of the many questions the deadly coronavirus pandemic has forced the nation to...
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. (NNPA Newswire Columnist) There is something that I have found particularly odd in this election season and there have been many things that have been odd. There have been consistent media reports of interviews with supporters of Republican nominee Donald Trump that indicate that many of...
5 Ways to Take Our Power Back Harry C. Alford III Black Americans shouldn’t continue to feed a system that doesn’t have our interests at heart. Either we wait for the government to transform policies or we take the future into our own hands. We need to shift our entrepreneurial mindset...
By Julianne Malveaux There were 4623 incarcerated people over 65 in federal prisons during the first week of May. Until May 12, Paul Manafort, Mr. Trump’s one-time campaign manager, was one of them. The 71-year-old petitioned the court for release to home confinement because of his age, heart condition, and...
Washington, D.C. -- In response to developing news regarding the death of George Floyd and anti-black racism connected to his death, People For the American Way Board Chair Lara Bergthold, Chair of the People For the American Way Foundation Rev. Timothy McDonald, and People For the American Way President...
By Charlene Crowell America is often touted as a nation of laws, and not of men. But it seems that today some lawmakers have no interest in upholding laws that mandate fairness in financial services – particularly when consumers of color are affected. On April 18, the U. S. Senate voted...
Timely AARP IL survey shows voters concerned about affordability, considering leaving city By Bob Gallo Chicago voters have more than a half dozen Chicago mayoral candidates – with varying backgrounds and priority lists – to choose from when they head to the polls between now and February 26. Thankfully, the mindset and priorities of...
It Might Get You Better Results By Harry Alford III As entrepreneurs, there are a lot of things that we don’t know. It’s challenging to get on a pathway that you believe will bring you to the result you want. I’ll tell you a little secret, that pathway doesn’t exist. Every...