Julianne Malveaux…Racism is a Pre-Existing Condition

(NNPA) - When the House of Representatives passed health care reform, they made history. Never mind that the victory was a narrow 219-212, with...

Marc Morial…The State of Black America 2010: Responding to the Jobs Crisis

(NNPA) – This week, the National Urban League released the 34th edition of the State of Black America, our annual assessment of the economic...

William Reed…Broadband Access Needed For African Americans’ Advancement

More Black Americans need to get “the hook-up.” More of us have to get with the “modernized infrastructure” priorities President Obama classifies as “a...

Mona Eltahawy…Tea with Omar Sharif

When I read that Egypt’s Journalist Union had punished two senior Egyptian editors – one a member of the country’s ruling party and the...

Marc Morial…Jobs Bill Good Politics, Bad Policy

There's an old saying: "Don't bring a slingshot to a gunfight." But that's just what the Congress appears to be doing with its timid...

Joseph C. Phillips…Conservative or Conservationist?

A little bit of wisdom that was shared with me not too long ago: “God gave us a powerful gift – your mind. As...

Elijah Cummings…A Good and Faithful Servant

Recently, I lost a good friend who always encouraged me by his wisdom and his example. The Rev. David Crump excelled in his mastery...