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Black History Month: now more than ever

Black History Month: now more than ever

Feb. 19 |             By Marc H. Morial Guest Commentator   “There is no more powerful force than a people steeped in their history. And there is no higher cause than honoring our struggle and ancestors by remembering.”...

Don’t let the radicals say anything

Don’t let the radicals say anything

Sep. 4 |               If there is a theme to the 50th year commemorative marches held in Washington DC and in cities all over the country last weekend, it had to be “don’t let the ‘real’” activists speak. I think...

James Meredith’s A Mission from God goes beyond remembering the past

James Meredith’s A Mission from God goes beyond remembering the past

Aug. 21 | He’ll discuss current concerns during an August 29 visit to Minneapolis A book review  By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Living, breathing Civil Rights Era history is coming to South Minneapolis’ Hosmer Library in the renowned person...

Making history…again

Making history…again

Aug. 14 |     By Benjamin Todd Jealous  Guest Commentator   Remember the March on Washington? August 28, 1963, tens of thousands of activists on the National Mall: a preacher’s son from Atlanta talking about his dream for the country. We don’t...

Sebelius and Holder address NAACP convention — Speeches focused on Zimmerman verdict, Affordable Care Act, voting rights

Sebelius and Holder address NAACP convention — Speeches focused on Zimmerman verdict, Affordable Care Act, voting rights

Jul. 24 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     In light of the recent George Zimmerman not-guilty verdict, both U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius last week stressed the...

In final analysis, Title IX created  ‘unprecedented opportunities’

In final analysis, Title IX created ‘unprecedented opportunities’

Dec. 19 |   After 40 years of existence, Title IX still raises the hair on the necks of those critics who strongly feel the federal law hurts men’s sports. These naysayers continue to propagandize this lie. However, more often than not it seems that...

Five million people of color made voting history in 2008

Five million people of color made voting history in 2008

Sep. 26 | Will voting trend continue in 2012? By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) approximately five million more voters, including Blacks, Latinos and Asians, went to the polls in the historic 2008...
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