Saturday, February 28, 2015
Written by larry Aubry 26 February 2015
                                                                                                                          Last ...
Building Unity, Seeking Justice: The March, Movement and Struggle
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 26 February 2015
Last Saturday we came together from many backgrounds and beliefs to hold a march and rally with the essential, overarching and interrelated purpose of building unity and seeking justice in the midst ... read more >>
Malcolm and the Ethics of Martyrdom: Witness, Service, Struggle and Sacrifice
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 19 February 2015
This is the month that marks the 50th anniversary of the martyrdom of El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, Min. Malcolm X, who was assassinated and martyred in the 39th year of his life, February 21, 1965, and ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry 19 February 2015
      Islamic State atrocities are just among the latest thorny issues confronting President Barack Obama.  We know there are several other extremely tough hot button issues, domestic and foreign, ... read more >>
We Do Mind - R&B singer Usher & rap icon Juicy J release disturbing message
Written by By Pastor Mark E. Whitlock, Jr. and Derrick Lyles 12 February 2015
      In a recent song, “I Don’t Mind,” composed by R&B singer, Usher Raymond, and rap icon, Juicy J, we as a community have heard a disturbing message. The iconic duo, voiced their beliefs ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry 12 February 2015
For the most part, Black rage exists submerged, but for poor Blacks, rage is barely below the surface, ready to explode with minimal provocation.  Blacks, in varying degrees, tend to submerge feelings ... read more >>
HIV/AIDS, A Family Affair: Being Sources of Service, Support and Sanctuary
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 12 February 2015
This year 6255 (2015) finds us once again observing National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, which occurring on February 7th, takes place also in the context of Black History Month I, a time of deep and ... read more >>
Sustaining Ferguson and Moving Forward: The Anatomy and Obligation of Resistance
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 06 February 2015
Part II.  In the midst of this rising tide of resistance, it is important to situate it and understand it in the context of our history of struggle and the culture of struggle that has been built on ... read more >>
Written by larry Aubry 06 February 2015
                                                                                        In California, the talk among K-12 public school parents and concerned ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry 29 January 2015
      Demands to stop police abuse in the Black community have been voiced for as long as anyone can remember.  However, the recent rash of police killing and murdering young Black men, especially, ... read more >>
Child Watch Honor Dr. King By Serving
Written by By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist 23 January 2015
“If you want to be important—wonderful. If you want to be recognized—wonderful. If you want to be great—wonderful. But recognize that he who is greatest among you shall be your servant. That’s ... read more >>
World is Indifferent to Missing Nigerian Girls
Written by By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist 23 January 2015
One could not help but be impressed by the millions that turned out in Paris to stand against the Islamist terrorists who killed workers at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and four others ... read more >>
Is Obama Trying to Kill Black Colleges? (Part II)
Written by By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist 23 January 2015
Few things irk me more than hearing someone say or imply that now that we have a Black president, perhaps the time has come to abolish Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). I have zero ... read more >>
Common and John Legend are Glorious in ‘Selma’
Written by BENJAMIN F. CHAVIS JR. 23 January 2015
One day, when the glory comes  It will be ours, it will be ours  Oh, one day, when the war is won  We will be sure, we will be here sure  Oh, glory, glory  Oh, glory, glory   Music, songs, ... read more >>
Written by Larry Aubry 23 January 2015
  The bogus claim that America is a post-racial society is fueled not only by conservatives, but liberals as well.  (A post-racial America was one of Barack Obama’s campaign themes.)  This hybrid ... read more >>
Rebuilding A Culture of Struggle: Breaking Chains Instead of Hugging Them
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 23 January 2015
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 ... read more >>
Is Obama Trying to Kill Black Colleges?
Written by By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist 15 January 2015
  Is Barack Obama, the nation’s first African American president, trying to kill Historically Black Colleges and Universities?  If he’s not, he’s going to have a difficult time convincing HBCU ... read more >>
CBC Elects a Talented New Chairman
Written by By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist 15 January 2015
        Since 1971, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has had many strong leaders. As the new 114th Congress of the United States begins, the CBC elected my fellow North Carolina native, Congressman ... read more >>
Maximizing the Dream
Written by By Laphonza Butler and Rusty Hicks 15 January 2015
    One week ago the movie Selma chronicling the 1965 march for voting rights in Alabama opened in broad release. In theaters throughout the world, multi-cultural, multi-generational audiences have ... read more >>
Reclaiming King: Matters of Race, Reflection and Resistance
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga 15 January 2015
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Written by Larry Aubry 15 January 2015
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) claims to be fundamentally different than its inglorious past under such leadership as the blatantly racist William Parker.  It has had ... read more >>
ESPN’S Stuart Scott: A Dad For the Ages
Written by By: Dr. Valerie Wardlaw Contributing Writer 09 January 2015
      Stuart Scott felt like family.  For years, I have watched him on SportsCenter delivering the sporting news as only he could.  His trademark expressions elevated the SportsCenter broadcast ... read more >>
The Content of Steve Scalise’s Character
Written by By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist 08 January 2015
    There they go again! Just as the Republican Party is poised to take control of Congress, a key official’s actions and words remind us – just in time for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday ... read more >>
Disregarding Black Life
Written by By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist 08 January 2015
  Patrick Lynch, do you remember Oscar Grant? And if you do, Mr. “leader” of the New York Police Department Union, why do you pretend not to understand the reaction that many African American people ... read more >>
Reclaiming the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist 08 January 2015
        The 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday should have a different impact on the collective consciousness of Black America. Why? Because once again there are millions of Black Americans ... read more >>

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Sat Feb 28 12:00AM
Under The Freeway
Sun Mar 1 12:00PM - 3:00PM
What Is…A Producer? Networking Event
Sat Mar 7 8:00AM -
Love You Madly: A Portrait of Duke Ellington
Sat Mar 14 12:00AM
8th Annual TST Ten Minute Play Festival
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