Thursday, October 23, 2014
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Conflicted Minds
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 18 August 2011
America is a nation of conflicts and confusion.For example, many people proclaim America to be a Christian nation.And with that proclamation, one would imagine that the so-called "Christians" would seek ... read more >>
America can't be saved from the top
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 18 August 2011
Poverty is spreading in America.One in five children are being raised in poverty. Millions of Americans depend on food stamps. Some 25 million are in need of full-time work. Veterans are coming home from ... read more >>
If He Will Not Fight, Then We Had Better
Written by Bill Fletcher, Jr., NNPA Columnist 18 August 2011
 The fight over the increase in the debt ceiling should have taught us a few lessons. These include that there is a wing of the Republican Party--the Tea Party faction--that is quite prepared to fly their ... read more >>
England Struggles to Understand Causes of Riots
Written by George E. Curry, NNPA Columnist 18 August 2011
England's attempt to fully understand rioting touched off by a policeman's fatal shooting of Mark Duggan, a 29-year old Black man, in many ways mirror the debate that followed the urban unrest that the ... read more >>
Is Michael Really Dead?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 18 August 2011
Would he purposefully deceive?There are a number of sincerely devoted fans of Michael Joseph Jackson who believes the Moonwalker is still walking around on earth. They believe the King of Pop is going ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 18 August 2011
Silence is golden but can also be problematic, even crippling. Unfortunately, the latter pertains to Blacks' silence generally as well as Black leadership and tends to reinforce rather than alleviate an ... read more >>
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 11 August 2011
While mesmerized by your splendor, I told myself, "If her personality is as attractive as her appearance, she may honor me by accepting my last name."My confidence carried the weight of change, though ... read more >>
Joe College
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 11 August 2011
Hello world, I sincerely desire this article to reach every person who reads it, "in good health!" Several weeks ago, I wrote an article titled, "Ms. Jackson State." After speaking with many people regarding ... read more >>
Remembering the Watts Revolt:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 11 August 2011
 Living the Legacy of ResistanceWe are a long ways from those first solemn and joyous commemorations of the Watts Revolt in which we paid rightful hommage to the martyrs, gave due deference to the injured, ... read more >>
"Garvey's Lessons of Life and Work:
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 11 August 2011
Being the Best of Ourselves"The month of August easily brings to mind the Honorable Marcus Garvey who stands as a model and monument in this sacred narrative we name and know as African history. Certainly, ... read more >>
Ready For Love
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 11 August 2011
At any given moment, when we are single, many of us will proclaim that we are ready for love. But we never stop to ask ourselves if we truly have the preparation and knowledge base required for love.We ... read more >>
Death of Reason
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 11 August 2011
Today I grieve.I grieve not for the passing of humanity into the ether, as defined divergently by many. I grieve not for those I have loved or those who have loved me who are now a part of the great beyond.I ... read more >>
Fix is in against working Americans
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 11 August 2011
Don't fall for the con. The fix is in. Working Americans are about to get fleeced--unless someone stands up for them.Standard & Poor's, the rating company, contributed directly to the mess we are in ... read more >>

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