Marc H. Morial…For The State of Black America, The Issue is Jobs

From March 29-31, the National Urban League brings its fight for urban jobs to Capitol Hill with its 2011 Legislative Policy Conference. This year’s...

One Week Later

The writer is the son of AFRO freelance photographer J.D. Howard. He lives in Tokyo with his family and is an employee of Dell...

Elijah Cummings…What Kind of America?

During the most difficult economic period in several generations, I count myself fortunate. In addition to the blessings of family and reasonably good health,...

Dr. E. Faye Williams…’ISaid Nothing’

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – I have conversations with hundreds of people on any given week.  I hear some complaining - often for the sake of complaining. ...

Walter Fields…The Real Terrorism

What we witnessed March 10 on Capitol Hill during hearings led by Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, was...

Danny Bakewell…Toyota Disrespects and Devalues the Patronage of their Black Consumers

I have recently been shocked and appalled by ads that I and other Black publishers saw in several major newspapers (The New York Times,...

The Growth of Black-Owned Businesses: Entrepreneurship by Necessity

"I had to make my own living and my own opportunity! But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to...

Running on Crazy

If Tunisia kicked down the door of the Arab imagination by showing it was possible to topple a dictator, Egypt drew a blueprint of...

Assault on Unions is an Attack on Basic Civil Rights

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – It looks like “Cairo has come to Madison,” said conservative Republican Rep. Paul Ryan, as 50,000 citizens took over the state’s Capitol...

Weathering the Storm

Here in Baltimore and throughout the country, an ongoing struggle continues. People are suffering during these difficult economic times. They deserve a government that...

Republican Budget Cuts: Lost Jobs, Lagging Community Investment, Less Help for the Poor

House Republicans last week introduced a spending measure to fund the federal government for the rest of fiscal year. And, perhaps not surprisingly, it...

Blacks Optimistic? Call it a Survival Tactic

It’s easy to grow bored with public opinion polls, so many are there to consider. But, occasionally one comes along that rivets the attention....