Marc Morial…Dr. Laura Resigns

Here we go again. One more time, a clueless commentator with a microphone and an audience of millions, has brazenly insulted Black America and reacted...

Rev. Al Sharpton…Let’s Reclaim the Dream on Aug. 28

(NNPA) - Forty-seven years ago, our nation was in the midst of uncertainty, trepidation, fear, frustration, anger and unrest.  Forty-seven years ago, we were...

H. Lewis Smith…The Enigmatic N-Word

Even though not all Black Americans refer to themselves as the pejorative n-word, an alarming proportion of the Black community uses and/or supports use...

Raynard Jackson…The Flag of Hypocrisy

I am amazed that the controversy surrounding the proposed Muslim mosque and community center in New York City at ground zero is still going...

Julianne Malveaux…Five Years After the Levees Broke

(NNPA) - On Aug. 29, we will commemorate five years since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, broke its levees and drowned the city in...

Celebrating 90 Years of Women Voting

When my great-grandmother arrived in Baltimore from Poland, she was 16 years old, here to marry a man she’d never met. She had no...

Support the NAACP

Back in March, I delivered a speech to an NAACP Freedom Fund banquet in my home state of Georgia. I drew on my personal...

Chris Jack Hill…Mass Incarceration for Troubled Black Youth

After Davon was arrested at the tender age of 16, he was charged with murder. His slinky arms and slender frame fit perfectly in...

Elijah Cummings…Standing up for America’s Priorities

Americans are recovering from the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, and I am confident we will succeed. However, we also must consider...

Rawle Andrews Jr….Social Security Anniversary

This month we mark the diamond anniversary of a national treasure – Social Security, signed into law on Aug. 14, 1935. It’s a time...

Susan Barnes…The Dumbest Thing I Ever Did On Computer

I just upgraded to Windows 7, and the way I did it was the dumbest thing I've ever done to this computer. What saved...

Arlene Holt Baker…Save Our Homes Fight Foreclosures in D.C.

For many Americans, protecting your home just gets harder and harder. Just ask Gloria. After trying to refinance her home in 2004, she and...