No Second Class Families
Written by Benjamin Todd Jealous 17 May 2013
African Americans have spent much of our history fighting for equal treatment. Just two generations ago, our parents and our grandparents were banned from eating at certain restaurants, attending certain ... read more >>
“Malcolm, Liberation, Jihad and Justice: Righteous Warrior and Witness to the World”
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 17 May 2013
The day of birth and welcome into the world of Al Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, Min. Malcolm X, May 19, remains a special and sacred day of remembrance, marking and meditation for the advocates of our organization ... read more >>
Gay NBA and NFL Athletes
Written by David G. Brown 10 May 2013
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Letters to Limbiko: Lady With a Rainbow in Her Hand
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 10 May 2013
It began as a flowering and overflowing of memories and meditation on your birthday, May 3, musings on the uplifting and enduring good you brought me, us, family and friends you love, the many students ... read more >>
A NOTABLE RESPONSE TO A COMMUNITY-MAYORAL COVENANT
Written by Larry Aubry 10 May 2013
In response to the Black Community-Mayoral Covenant, authored by the Black Community, Clergy and Labor Alliance’s (BCCLA), Leimert Park merchant Jackie Ryan,  offers   some provocative observations ... read more >>
Breakfast
Written by Alfonzo Tucker 10 May 2013
She likes her eggs over hard. Light spice with cherry tomato’s on the side. I am blessed to have her she is my pride. Soft smiles over hot rice, this brief moment must suffice. Her day is long; ... read more >>
The Bridge: Pledge Allegiance to The Cash, Part 1
Written by Darryl James 10 May 2013
In America, we are taught at an early age to place our hands over our hearts and pledge allegiance to the flag. But many of us have no idea what we are doing. When we pledge allegiance to the flag, ... read more >>
Clarence Thomas’s Deep-Seated Jealousy
Written by Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist 10 May 2013
For someone who seems to revel in being silent during the Supreme Court’s traditionally lively oral arguments – when a public display of his professional competence would be appropriate – Clarence ... read more >>
Blacks Underrepresented in Immigration Debate
Written by Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist 09 May 2013
The Senate’s Gang of Eight have put together an 844-page monstrosity known as the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, legislation that President Obama says he ... read more >>
Wangari Maathai and Serudj Ta: Facing Mt. Kenya, Repairing the World
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 02 May 2013
Last month during which we celebrated Earth Day and the birthday of one of earth’s most honored, capable and committed advocates, the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, author and activist, Dr. Wangari ... read more >>
BLACK STUDENTS NEED SCHOOL CLIMATE BILL OF RIGHTS
Written by Larry Aubry 02 May 2013
The School Discipline Policy and School Climate Bill of Rights will help schools keep students in the classroom to access learning by ensuring schools prioritize the use of alternatives to suspensions ... read more >>
Gun Bill
Written by David G.Brown 02 May 2013
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Perfection
Written by Alfonzo Tucker 02 May 2013
On paper, his resume is excellent. On paper, her resume is exceptional. That is the opinion of some. However, he is less than six feet tall and his bank account is not six figures strong. Her mood ... read more >>
Learning to Teach Students How to Learn
Written by Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist 02 May 2013
African American students achieve at a different level than White students.  Test scores are lower, as are high school and college completion rates, and the number of African Americans attending four-year ... read more >>
Remembering How Black South Africans Won their Freedom
Written by George E. Curry NNPA Columnist 02 May 2013
A trip to South Africa provides painful reminders of the protracted struggle to establish democracy, how the United States propped up the White minority-rule government and the courage Black South ... read more >>
Realities in Black and Brown: Critical Concerns and Common Ground
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 25 April 2013
There is no easy way or walk to freedom; no shortcuts to justice; no quick fix for conceiving and constructing the good and sustainable society and world we all want and deserve to live in.  Indeed, ... read more >>
A BLACK COMMUNITY—CANDIDATE COVENANT
Written by Larry Aubry 25 April 2013
I. Preamble We, the Black Community, Clergy and Labor Alliance (BCCLA) an independent and social activist organization dedicated to representing, promoting and protecting the social and economic interests ... read more >>
Race for the Cure for Domestic Terrorism
Written by David G.Brown 25 April 2013
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Black History more than just a month
Written by David G.Brown 19 April 2013
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Contemplating a Collective Vocation: Self-Determination, A Moral Imperative
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 19 April 2013
Every people must have, put forth and pursue a clear and compelling vision of what it wants for itself, of what it defines and seeks as a good society and world, and what place it wants to occupy in ... read more >>
HONOR LEGITIMACY OF STUDENTS’ HOME LANGUAGE
Written by Larry Aubry 19 April 2013
This column ran last year and received the New America Media Award for print journalism.  However, although affirming Black students’ home language is critical for developing their full potential, ... read more >>
There’s Power in the Purse
Written by Cheryl Pearson-McNeil NNPA Columnist 19 April 2013
Depending on the day, what you’re reading or who you’re listening to, the economy is either still in the tank, in recovery, getting worse or is on the upswing.  Whatever the fluctuating state ... read more >>
Reparations in order for 1963 bombing
Written by JESSE JACKSON 19 April 2013
It was terror that shook the nation. On Sunday, Sept. 15, 1963, a bomb exploded in the basement of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala. Four little girls, all dressed in white ... read more >>
Time to Get Smart on Crime
Written by Benjamin Todd Jealous 19 April 2013
The United States has five percent of the world's people but twenty-five percent of the world's prisoners. For the sake of our families and future we must do better.  Our nation leads the world in ... read more >>
'Building Righteous Relationships: Ending Unrighteous Dealings'
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 11 April 2013
  Having just past the month of March in which so much of our interest and attention was rightfully turned toward the ways, wonder and well-being of women, it is important, even imperative, that a ... read more >>

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