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...

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...

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...