By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Former President William Jefferson Clinton mixed it up with Black Lives Matter activists as he defended his Presidency, and his 1994 crime bill, when he was campaigning for candidate Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia last week. Hillary fans will say it isn’t fair that the Black...
One of the biggest challenges African people face in America is to rejuvenate Black Nationalist thinking as struggle to determine for ourselves as we a people what is in our best collective interests. There are far too many African people in this country who think what is good for other...
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...
Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford Last week, our local chapters (Black Chambers of Commerce) located in the Gulf Coast region got together for a growth summit. Out of this began the existence of the Gulf Coast Regional Black Chamber of Commerce. JR Jones (Mississippi Black Chamber of Commerce) and...
By Vernon A. Williams, Gary Crusader Where is the love? No matter how many times these ugly, heartbreaking, frustrating, stories surface, we can never get to the point of comfort to accept such tragedy as 'just the way it is.' No matter how frustrated and tired and exasperated we may feel, we...
By Dr. Conrad Worrill, Director/Professor In this present era of economic and educational onslaught against the African Community in America, it is important that we understand that the rise of the African Centered Education Movement should be linked to our quest for economic independence. We must free the “African mind” through...
By Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Columnist It is probably not especially politically correct to bring more race matters into the debacle that is also known as the Donald Trump quest for the Presidency. He has called out and targeted racial and ethnic groups, as well as targeted individual women because of...
By George E. Curry, Media Columnist It’s been whispered for years so let’s deal with the elephant in the room: Many African Americans have privately complained that President Obama has catered to the needs of immigrants more than those of Blacks. The fact that neither group fits in a separate and...
Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford Renewable Energy refers to production of energy from sources such as wind, solar heating, electric power, etc. as opposed to fossil fuel sources such as oil, coal, natural gas. It is less harmful to our air and reduces, if any, global warming. It is a...
By Vernon A. Williams, Gary Crusader This week solemnly marks the 48th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Many issues for which he so diligently fought, and ultimately died for, remain unresolved today. Yet sadly, many have grown tired of talking about prejudice, discrimination and bigotry. They...