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Stereotyping is never a good idea
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
We often hear about the crimes and homicides that take place in Chicago and, in particular, the south side of Chicago. The murder and overall crime rate is frightening. I wouldn't want to walk around the streets of Roseland, Englewood or a number of Chicago neighborhoods at night. Actually, I don't think I would want to walk around them during the day.
Why black-owned newspapers matter
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
In 2017, we will celebrate the 190th anniversary of the black press in America. Since the first publication of Freedom's Journal on March 16, 1827, in New York City, black-owned newspapers have led the way when it comes to raising a voice of consciousness for black America. Today, black-owned newspapers still matter. Black Lives Matter. Black Votes Matter.
Inaction could cost future retirees
Sunday, August 14, 2016
New analysis conducted by AARP shows that 4.9 million North Carolina workers who are paying into Social Security today stand to lose 25 percent of their benefits if the president and Congress don’t act. While the revenue shortfall is not imminent, the Social Security trustees reported in June that the trust fund would run dry in 2034. After that
Big money vs. black lives
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Last week, a coalition of more than 50 organizations connected to the Black Lives Matter movement released a highly-anticipated policy agenda document, "A Vision for Black Lives." Rooted in the cause launched in 2013 to protest the killings of African-Americans by police, the document began to take shape at a gathering in Cleveland, Ohio, last year.
Words that tear down, and a picture that lifts up
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Over the eight hot July days of oratory at the back-to-back Republican and Democratic national conventions, you heard hardly anything about education from pre-kindergarten through high school. Still, each convention had a small moment that contained a lesson about Americans and their schools. In his extra-long speech on the final night of the GOP
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