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LAPD'S SPECIAL ORDER 11 TRAMPLES CIVIL RIGHTS
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 13 October 2011
Over the past several years, anti-poor, economic, and anti-immigrant pressures have reached an alarming high in Los Angeles. Through the criminalization of poverty, homelessness and migration, those at ... read more >>
This Labor Day Must Be More Than a Holiday
Written by Dr. John E. Warren 02 September 2011
Appropriately 126 years ago, the first Labor Day holiday was established to honor American workers and their place and importance in our society. It was set aside as a time for parades and celebrations. ... read more >>
"Recognize Love"
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 02 September 2011
  Understand you're responsible and try not to squander the opportunity. You have prayed and now life has offered you true accountability. The mental, physical and emotional pleasure you will share can ... read more >>
Malcolm and Kawaida on Culture:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 02 September 2011
Recovery, Revolution and ResistanceThe current conversations surrounding the rightful and wrongful reading of the life and legacy of Malcolm X and the 46th anniversary this month (September 7, 1965) of ... read more >>
A King Sized Mistake
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 02 September 2011
I'm accustomed to having a divergent viewpoint, even though some people still get all strange and twisted reading my column.But to those who still think on a regular basis, this piece should come as no ... read more >>
They hate government--until they need it
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 02 September 2011
Irene has hit, leaving destruction in its wake. We could track Irene and prepare for it; we could not stop it. And now, states and localities, despite the secessionist mumblings of Texas Gov. Rick Perry, ... read more >>
Tavis/West:
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 02 September 2011
  We Know We're Hurting, Now Tell Us the Truth About WhyThis is a reprise of an article that I did back in December of 2005. At the time, I pretty much predicted what we're going through today. No, I ... read more >>
HELPING BLACK MALES: RHETORIC VS REALITY
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 02 September 2011
Black males are a not a major public policy consideration and are more accurately described as rhetorical and statistical priorities Poor young Black males, in particular, are discussed and researched ... read more >>
Michael Meets Mesereau (Part 1 of 4)
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 02 September 2011
Exploring the trails to the trialsOn Tues-day, August 16, 2011, I sat down and interviewed Thomas A. Mesereau, Jr., the famed lead attorney for Michael Joseph Jackson during the child molestation trial ... read more >>
WAFFORD's CORNER:
Written by Priscilla Valldejuli 29 August 2011
MY STORY-GROWING UP PUERTO RICANI was born and raised in Puerto Rico until the age of 13 when my Parents (Dad a prominent CPA, Mami a housewife with 7 children, I being the eldest) decided it would be ... read more >>
Noesis Therapy Part Five
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 29 August 2011
Hello World, my past few articles and poems have been based on the pursuit and cultivation of "Love." This article will align with the same idea, however, under a slightly different premise. For example, ... read more >>
A PORTRAIT OF REMEMBRANCE of Michael Buchanan
Written by Jeorald Pitts/Lil Tone Tone 29 August 2011
Today I am using the traditional English language by utilizing nouns, verbs and adjectives as a brush to paint a Portrait of Remembrance and the celebration of the life of our young brother Michael Buchanan.In ... read more >>
U.S. Postal Service:
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 29 August 2011
Is the Budget More Important Than Employees Exposed to TB?According to a very reliable source, on Tuesday, August 2, 2011, when the employees showed up for work at the United States Postal Service's Los ... read more >>
Contemplating Anna Julia Cooper:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 29 August 2011
The Undisputed Dignity of WomanhoodAccepting her doctorate from the Sorbonne of France, at the age of 65, Dr. Anna Julia Cooper said, "I take at your hands . . . this diploma, not as a symbol of cold intellectual ... read more >>
Julius Hollis: The ADE Story
Written by Julius Hollis ADE Founder & Chairman 29 August 2011
As we prepare to celebrate the noble achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the dedication of the monument honoring him this week in our nation's capital, our economy is in the midst of imploding ... read more >>
Who Needs "Help?"
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 29 August 2011
Racist crapheads in America just can't let slavery and/or Jim Crow die.In the South, ignorant, inbred, toothless, cousin-lovin' pig-squealin' freaks of nature refuse to stop pursuing the embrace of the ... read more >>
King's monument to unfinished work
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 29 August 2011
The memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King opened Monday on the Mall in Washington. Dr. King will take his place with Lincoln, Jefferson, Washington and FDR. The monument features a 30-foot figure of Dr. King, ... read more >>
Jay-Z and Kanye West: Hip-Hop Empowerment
Written by Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA Columnist 29 August 2011
This is a well-deserved salute to two global icons of hip-hop culture. Two successful Black men who transcend race and social division have attained the pinnacle of worldwide impact with their artistic ... read more >>
Heal the World
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 29 August 2011
 Why is it wicked in the first place?Having endured the bogus trial of Michael Joseph Jackson until its culmination some six years ago (has it been that long?), and bracing for the trial of Dr. Conrad ... read more >>
Not Just White Noise
Written by U.S. Rep Karen Bass 29 August 2011
 Africa--the cradle of civilization; a land with breathtaking natural scenery and perhaps the richest history of any place on Earth. It is said that all people, from any nation, can trace their origins ... read more >>
RACE A MAJOR FACTOR IN FOSTER CARE DISPARITIES
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 29 August 2011
In Los Angeles and across the nation, there are clear disparities in foster care and Black children are faring far worse than their white counterparts. For Los Angeles Congresswoman Karen Bass, foster ... read more >>
A Dream Both Realized and Deferred
Written by Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Columnist 29 August 2011
If one were to look up "tenacity" in a dictionary, one might well simply search for logo of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, or a photograph of the MLK Memorial Foundation's Executive Director Harry Johnson, ... read more >>
The Tavis/West Poverty Pimp Tour
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 18 August 2011
Tavis Smiley and Cornel WestWhy Attack a Sleeping Sentry Before Repelling the Invading Hordes?While Tavis Smiley and Cornel West have the right idea in terms of the need to confront power, it's their motives ... read more >>
family
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 18 August 2011
Love is unquestionably the stability of the family foundation. Family structure has been cultivated since conception. Creation is a gift shared between lovers after courtship produced obligation. Responsibility ... read more >>
Manufactured Maids, Mammies and Falsified History:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 18 August 2011
No White Help WantedWith all due respect to our beloved, beleaguered, besieged and still-believing President, cottonland consciousness and practices are still with us, in life and literature, at sites ... read more >>

 

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