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Plenty of reasons to be thankful

Plenty of reasons to be thankful Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist As we celebrate Thanksgiving, most of us will use this time to reflect on the current state of our lives and the things we are most thankful for. Unfortunately, an increasing number of people are using this day to complain about having to work on this holiday. I am totally confused by this feigned outrage at having to work on a U.S. holiday. Th ...

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“Ask what you can do for your country”

Child Watch “Ask  what you can do for your country” By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist      “It should be clear by now that a nation can be no stronger abroad than she is at home. Only an America which practices what it preaches about equal rights and social justice will be respected by those whose choice affects our future. Only an America which has fully educated its citizens is fully capable of tack ...

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Blaming the N-words for the N-word

The Gantt Report Blaming the N-words for the N-word By Lucius Gantt When I traveled around the southern part of the African continent I saw many, many people that looked like me. Throughout South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana there were dark skinned men and women of African descent but there were no N-words! The alleged use of the N-word by a white professional football player has ignited a debate about the ...

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