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Is ‘Big Brother’ Racially Biased?

      When George Orwell wrote the novel 1984, he envisioned a character, real or imagined “Big Brother” who was a know-all, see-all, omnipotent and elusive...

Obama Must See Africa in New Light

By Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. TriceEdney Wire When President Obama and the first lady travel to Africa at the end of this month, they will receive...

The Jury Is Out On Obama’s Fight To Confirm Judges

The next major showdown in Washington may not be over how best to reduce the deficit or involve another Obama cabinet appointment. Look for...

Understanding The Need For Full Employment

By William Spriggs TriceEdney Wire       The Social Security Trust Fund report has been released. One of its more telling charts was of the trend in...

Child Poverty Is The Real Scandal

By Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. TriceEdney Wire Washington is descending into another silly season. Let’s end this diversion of dust and smoke as partisans hype mock...

Is The Recovery Stumbling Or Soaring?

Although the overall unemployment rate still exceeds 7 percent, and the official Black unemployment rate is greater than 13 percent, there are some who...

Medgar Evers Would Be Proud

 (TriceEdney Wire) - Fifty years after the NAACP field secretary was assassinated for his work to expand the vote, a new report reaffirms that...

Don’t Let Bank Payday Exploit Seniors And Social Security

The term “payday loans” often evokes images of stores with garish neon signs; but these products have moved into the banking sector that is...

Blackonomics – Obama Not Singing ‘You Have a Friend’

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist  The aphorism, “A friend in need is a friend indeed,” is especially relevant to the conversations being held among Black people...

It’s Time To Eliminate The Let Out

This weekend we were once again confronted with deadly violence. This time in Auburn, yes Auburn. It appears that violence will follow crowds no...
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