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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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
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 >>
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
Black History more than just a month
Written by David G.Brown 19 April 2013
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 >>
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 >>
Written by Larry Aubry 11 April 2013
Those who claim America is a post-racial society are also more likely to accept an offer to climb snow-capped mountains in Florida.  Any measure, of public education, the criminal injustice system, ... read more >>
The Burden of Unemployment
Written by Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist 11 April 2013
Unemployment rates were “little changed” in March 2013 – they were either holding steady or dropping by a tenth of a percentage point or so.  The unemployment rate dropped from 7.7 to 7.6 percent ... read more >>
The State of Equality and Justice in America: 'No One Can Change the Change'
Written by Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. 11 April 2013
The state of equality and justice in America is shameful-especially since the election of President Barack Obama. Unlike many of my friends who think America is going to hell in a hand basket, and have ... read more >>