Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 11 October 2012
   Larry Aubry Today's column continues the discussion about immigration, citing and expanding portions of Dr. J. Owens Smith's (CSU Fullerton) paper, "The Impact of Immigration on the Socioeconomic ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 03 October 2012
  Larry Aubry First of two parts California recently passed the Dream Act. It creates new hope for undocumented immigrants brought to this country as children who have completed some college or served ... read more >>
Ignore debate zingers, focus on issues
Written by BY JESSE JACKSON 03 October 2012
Rev. Jesse Jackson As Wednesday's presidential debate approaches, the political junkies are gearing up for a shoot-out. If history is any guide, much attention will be paid to the political horse race. ... read more >>
The Death of Everything
Written by By Darryl James (Columnist) 03 October 2012
  In America, the people claim the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. African descendants in America have been wrestling with those rights since we were brought to this land in chains. We ... read more >>
Reconsidering Racial Justice:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 03 October 2012
Some Necessary Notes The history of Black people in this country is a complex, engaging and thought-compelling history, a history of Holocaust and enduring hope; of savage enslavement and yet an unsupressable ... read more >>
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 03 October 2012
  Life has been lost for the privilege to choose! Literacy is not a factor; policy has the freedom to be misconstrued. Liberal or Conservative, the extreme at odds. Democracy allows our opinions, ... read more >>
The Influence of Man
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 13 September 2012
High School basketball star Tony Farmer stole his way into his ex-girlfriend's apartment building where he beat and kicked the crap out of her. He took her belongings, berated her and attempted to ... read more >>
Counter GOP by telling the truth at Dem convention
Written by Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 12 September 2012
Rev. Jesse Jackson Inevitably, the Democratic Party fest in Charlotte, N.C., will be compared to last week's Republican gathering in Tampa, Fla. The speeches by the vice president and president will ... read more >>
Are you at the table or on the Menu?
Written by Jerome Horton (Columnist) 12 September 2012
  Jerome Horton President Obama vs. Mitt Romney -Tax Avoidance or Tax Planning While it is certainly not illegal or even wrong for the Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife to ... read more >>
Don't Doubt Daniel!
Written by Firpo Carr (Columnist) 12 September 2012
  Dr. Firpo W. Carr Proof of Jesus Series: Article 7 The Bible book of Daniel is both historic and prophetic. If you've ever heard expressions like, "He's been through the fire," or, "The handwriting's ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 12 September 2012
Larry Aubry (First of two parts) Given the nation's reaffirming move to the right, the unprecedented obscene denigration of President Obama, and slippage in his iconic status among Blacks, effective ... read more >>
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 05 September 2012
  Fears, the emotional pain, the worries of life that leave you drained. Give it to me! Smiles, the adoring highs, the moments in time that create memories divine! Give it to me! Your voice, hearing ... read more >>
Ethical Insights from Odu Ifa:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 05 September 2012
  Choosing to be Chosen Nowhere is the profundity and beauty of African spirituality more apparent than in the Odu Ifa, the sacred text of the spiritual and ethical tradition of Ifa, which is one of ... read more >>
Dirty Black Secrets, Part 2- Countering Lies & Deception
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 29 August 2012
    Last week, I discussed a powerful dirty Black secret: Many Black women are a huge problem for Black America. One of the reasons is that they are the strongest perpetuators of feminism in this ... read more >>
The Importance of Putting Obama's Words in Context
Written by Jonathan P. Hicks 29 August 2012
To say the least, Barack Obama is not a man who is inclined to speak often or passionately on the topic of race. His comments on the subject, on the rare occasions when they are offered, are well-planned, ... read more >>
Auto Safety for Our Children Must Know No Restraint
Written by Dr. Victor Garcia and Latondra Newton 28 August 2012
“If I only knew.”   The words of an anguished mother involved in a car crash in which her young child died haunt us, but also inspire us each day as we work to help make sure that every person – ... read more >>
Music Makes the World Go Around
Written by Cheryl Pearson-McNeil 28 August 2012
  Music Makes the World Go Around    When you and I talk about technological leaps and bounds, frequently we’re focused on the way we communicate with each other.  And, I write here a lot ... read more >>
Written by Cheryl Pearson-McNeil 27 August 2012
OLYMPIC GOLD! If you’re one of the millions of viewers who watched the Olympics recently, you’re not alone. Nielsen research shows that the all-important, mega-produced opening ceremony in London ... read more >>
Written by Alfonzo Tucker 24 August 2012
Hello World, I write to you all this week within the mind state of grief. Unfortunately, we all have a date that will conclude our natural existence here on earth. However, how we cope with these conditions ... read more >>
Architect of Shame
Written by Faye Morrison, DNC Delegate 24 August 2012
In one week the Republican Party faithful will gather in Tampa, Florida to nominate Mitt Romney, to run against President Barack Obama, for President of the United States. Undoubtedly, the Republicans ... read more >>
What Are The Obama Campaign Managers Thinking?
Written by Walter Smith Special to the NNPA from the New York Beacon 24 August 2012
What Are The Obama Campaign Managers Thinking? By Walter Smith Special to the NNPA from the New York Beacon The response from the Obama Campaign managers to NNPA Chairman, Cloves Campbell was "The audience ... read more >>
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr 24 August 2012
Rastafarian! Jammin' Jamaica in the news  It's approaching a fortnight since the closing ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games held in London, England (a "fortnight" is British for "fourteen nights," ... read more >>
Need I Say It Again
Written by Cloves C. Campbell 24 August 2012
Last week I penned an article titled "Show Me the Money." The article questioned whether or not the Black Vote was being taken for granted by the OBAMA campaign due to the small amount of resources allocated ... read more >>
Rebuilding A Culture of Struggle: Breaking Chains Instead of Hugging Them
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 24 August 2012
To refresh our memories of ourselves at our best, to recommit ourselves to principles and practices that demand and draw from us the excellent, uplifting and enduring, and to rebuild our Liberation Movement ... read more >>
The Price of Black Disunity is Much Too High
Written by Larry Aurby 24 August 2012
The horrific fight between Los Angeles' three Black city council members over redistricting was totally void of civility and any semblance of positive common ground. It was a revealing, niggardly example ... read more >>