Empowering Minority Entrepreneurs

By Sen. Ben Cardin In 1977, former Congressman Parren Mitchell fought to pass an amendment to a $4 billion federal public works program requiring city and state recipients to set aside 10 percent of the...

OP-ED: Why I’m Visiting the Border

By Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO As I ventured to the southern border near Laredo, Texas, I could not help but think about the tragic shootings in El Paso and Dayton, which are stark...

COMMENTARY: Calling Out Racism, White Supremacy and White Nationalism is More Vital Than Ever

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The spectre of white nationalists, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and others that wrongly maintain that the American flag and free speech provide them with moral justification and protection for...

Civility in an Uncivil Society (Part II)

By Kevin Daniels Last year around this same time of the year, I wrote an article entitled, “Reimagining Civility in an Uncivil Society (Part I),” and at that time over 69 percent of American’s stated...

For the Last Time, God is Not Schizophrenic

By James A. Washington, Publisher of the Dallas Weekly Let me state up front. This is not new. I heard something recently that has stayed with me and has rapidly become embedded in my spirit,...

Letter to Editor

By Helen Gilbert Defend “The Squad” against racist, sexist attacks Radical Women stands against the racist, sexist and xenophobic attacks on four Congresswomen of color -- Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez -- by...

COMMENTARY: There is Not a Racist Bone in My Body

By Roger Caldwell, NNPA Newswire Contributor In 2019, most Blacks and people of color would like to believe that, “There is Not a Racist Bone in My Body” was an accurate statement in America. With...

The Thing I Love About Baltimore

By Congressman Elijah Cummings The Thing I Love About Baltimore Recently, the AFRO American newspaper decided to celebrate the anniversary of its first 1892 publication in a way that is unusual for a news medium that, all...

We Need (A) Threshing

By Karsonya Wise Whitehead Growing up, I spent every summer on my grandmother’s farm in South Carolina, and she would often use farming metaphors to teach me lessons. Every time a boy broke my heart,...

Maryland State Conference NAACP Supports Northeast Maglev

By Gerald Stansbury The June 28 announcement of support by the Maryland State Conference and several local branches of the NAACP in support of Northeast Maglev’s first phase of its high-speed Superconducting Magnetic Levitation (SCMaglev)...

Maryland State Budget Road Blocks for Baltimore City and Surrounding Counties

By Senator Cory V. McCray Over the holiday weekend, Governor Hogan informed the public that he would not be releasing important funds from the most recent Maryland State Budget. These funds total $245 million, and it...

The Biggest Threat to Black Folks

By Raynard Jackson The biggest threat to the Black community is by far and away drugs. No, not the drugs you might think; but the drug of liberalism  The biggest drug dealers in America are radical...

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