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 >>
Inexcusable, Reprehensible... Ultimately It's A FAIL!
Written by Brian W. Carter 24 August 2012
There isn't anything that can be said for the actions taken against Xavier University student, Ronald Weekley Jr. by the police but FAIL! The officers in blue responded as if they were apprehending someone ... read more >>
The Bridge: Dirty Black Secrets, Part 3-Alphabet Soup
Written by Darryl James 24 August 2012
  A dirty little secret that no one wants to tell is that many of the same organizations that were founded to "help" Black people have now become serious problems for Black people.   Those problems ... read more >>
Romney's agenda: Class warfare
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson 24 August 2012
Raise taxes on the rich? "Class warfare" the Republicans rail. Any discussion of inequality, says Mitt Romney, should be held privately "in quiet rooms." Yet the Romney agenda for the country opens a ... read more >>
In The Storm, Part 2
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 24 May 2012
These were not my streets. I didn't grow up here and I didn't have any family here. I didn't know where my friends were. There was no group of people I could go to and stand with to move in a specific ... read more >>
President Obama said Yes, Will the people say No?
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 May 2012
Wellington's RoadRecently, President Barack Obama endorsed same-sex marriage, effectively putting the civil issue in motion to becoming reality. It has been the talk of the town in may towns across the ... read more >>
We need smarter kids, not more smart bombs
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 24 May 2012
 Rev. Jesse JacksonChicago is girding for the opening of the NATO Summit on May 20. The ministers and heads of state will be greeted by a rich array of protests, marches, events and counter-summits. Security ... read more >>
Driving Wills (What Are You Driving At?)
Written by Larry Buford 24 May 2012
If driving a car is a privilege, sex a preference, parenthood a choice, and immigration conditional--to name a few issues--why in the world are so many people clamoring for civil rights these days? Rights ... read more >>
Maintaining +Malcolm's Legacy:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 24 May 2012
Practicing the Morality of RemembranceClearly, Min. Malcolm X was/is a giant in a generation of great leaders, a moral teacher that lifted up the light that lasts, and a leader who like the top of the ... read more >>
Rep. Hahn Votes No on Tax Cut for the Wealthy
Written by Rep. Janice Hahn, 36th District 27 April 2012
Congresswoman Janice Hahn"Cutting taxes on the wealthy fails to create jobs"Washington, D.C.--This afternoon, Congresswoman Janice Hahn voted no on a Republican bill that would give huge tax breaks to ... read more >>
Twenty Years - One Los Angeles
Written by Wendy Greuel, L.A. City Controller 27 April 2012
Wendy Greuel, L.A. City ControllerSeeing palm trees on fire. Looking out my office window and watching a car being overturned as the very same image was being broadcast live on my TV. Watching the smoke ... read more >>
Michael, Whitney, Tupac, Biggie
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 27 April 2012
 Dr. Firpo W. CarrAnti-Defamation law proposed"A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth." (Ecclesiastes 7:1, New International Version) Indeed, if you ... read more >>
Hey Cell Phone Junkies!
Written by Larry Buford 27 April 2012
The people who really need to read this article probably won't because they're too busy yapping on their cell phones. Maybe those who do read it can make a copy and somehow slip it to someone they know ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 27 April 2012
The word "accountability" is used so often and indiscriminately, it has become an almost meaningless buzz word, especially for those in leadership positions. Today's column examines some implications of ... read more >>