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The terrorist response

The idea that the United States is the world’s policeman is tired, outdated and possibly harmful to relations with other countries and denigrates support for government military actions from United States taxpayers. ...

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U.S. doesn’t care about poor people

Poverty rates in 2013, at more than 15 percent, are almost the same as they were last year. ...

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‘Twisting up’ the New Orleans Police brutality case

‘Twisting up’ the New Orleans Police brutality case ...

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Urgency and Persistence needed to stop gun violence

[caption id="attachment_14357" align="alignleft" width="180"] Marian Wright Edelman[/caption] Urgency and Persistence needed to stop gun violence By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist       “There’s something evil in our society that we as Americans have to work to try and eradicate…I would like you to put my trauma center out of business. I really would. I would like to not be an expert on gunshots. Let’ ...

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The heart of the Black conservative (Yes, we have one)

The heart of the Black conservative (Yes, we have one) ...

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Our rotten probation system

[caption id="attachment_13288" align="alignleft" width="144"] Harry C. Alford[/caption] Beyond the Rhetoric Our rotten probation system By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist Back in the good old days, probation was publicly funded. The process was simple and probation officers’ mission was to assist offenders and help them assimilate into the general population. Rehabilitation was the goal – a noble goal indeed ...

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Kudos to the CBC Foundation, Inc.

Kudos to the CBC Foundation, Inc. ...

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Lessons of ‘The Butler’ still relevant today

Hollywood has historically shied away from more serious Black, historical themed movies, believing they have limited box-office appeal. ...

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Getting some punches in for Black pride

This made me think about how boxing has been an emancipator for racial discrimination ...

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Payday loans still a deliberate debt trap

Payday loans – the small loans that come with big fees and triple-digit annual interest rates – pose serious threats to the financial well-being of borrowers ...

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