Greater Commentary

We Will Use False Measuring Cups and Fix Our Scales for Cheating!

On Sunday September 21, 2016, the Old Testament reading in my church was from the minor

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Republicans Are Willing to Dance with the Devil to Win the White House

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is anticipating a Trump win in November. Or, at

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Great Faith Ministries International Pastor Responds To Money Accusations

Detroit, MI — After a huge brawl recently broke out inside Great Faith Ministries International, a

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GDN Publishers Expand Coverage With True Black Perspective on the News

For the first time ever, a five county area in northeastern, North Carolina has a unique

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Breaking the Cycle: Young Mother of Seven Turns Life Around at McDonald’s

Ten years ago, Cameo Faust, a single mother of seven was working at an Atlanta-area McDonald’s,

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Three Things The CFBP Has to Get Right When It Comes to Debt Collection

When it comes to consumer complaints on credit and lending, debt collection generates more criticism than

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Entrepreneur and PhD Student Releases Essential Books for African American Women

Atlanta, GA — The perception of African American women over the past 50 years has taken

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Consumer Financial Agency Wins Court Case against CashCall

The fight for fair lending got a big boost on August 31 when a federal court

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Ask Alma: My Father Refused to Help Me Pay for College

Dear Alma, My parents divorced when I was nine. It was cool, because I spent a

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Economic Disaster: Moral Origins of Donald Trump’s Improbable Rise to Power

As if to compound the insult to American power represented by the world’s vociferous rejection of

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What Color Is Homelessness?

A young man stood on a street corner in St. Paul, Minnesota last Sunday. He was

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Lame Excuses for Not Voting and an Action Plan for Voting

What We Blacks Need to Do – Not Voting: Why are people not voting: People please do

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Five Steps in the March to Civil Rights    

Whether patriots disguised as “Indians” or heirs of Attucks at a Woolworth’s lunch counter or drag

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Support the Freedom-Fighting Legacy of George E. Curry in the Black Press

George Curry was our beloved Editor-In-Chief of the NNPA News Wire Service and after decades of

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Trump Supporters Think They’re on a Reality Show

Trump supporters … There is something that I have found particularly odd in this election season

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Enhancing Black-Owned Newspapers in the Age of Social Media

Black-owned newspapers are not opposed to the digitalization of our content or to the digital distribution

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Project JumpStart – Intellectual Honesty about Race and Criminal Justice System Reform

Today, across America, we urgently need more intellectual honesty about race and  criminal justice system reform.

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Anti-Gun: Dallas Tragedy Debunks Every Gun Control Myth

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Marc Morial says that the background check database for gun purchases must be complete, and the types of

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Redefining Racism by Reexamining Jeffersonian Democracy

As America celebrated 240-years of “democracy” on July 4, 2016, the longstanding tradition of hero-worshiping Thomas

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Senator Warren Calls Out 21st Century Digital Robber Barons

During a recent speech on competition and the American economy, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who

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Deconstructing Reconstruction in the Aftermath of Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights and Dallas

(NNPA) – After Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Falcon Heights, Minnesota there was Dallas, Texas. After rogue

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My White Male Privilege Is Complicit in Black Male Killings

I am the outward embodiment of privilege. A 39 year old heterosexual white man. A six

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Independence Day for Us Progressives Is Nov. 8

WHAT WE BLACKS NEED TO DO PROBLEM: The extreme conservatives developed a master plan to water

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The Difference Between Jesse Williams’ BET Speech and What Comes Next

(NNPA) More than a couple of million folks have responded to the words spoken by Jesse

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Best Buys for Your Travel Buck

(NNPA) – If you’re like me, you want a lot more simplicity in your life. So

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African American and Latino Digital Innovators

(NNPA) That seems glib. But truth comes best in a simple package.  The digital divide is real. 

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Beware of Donald Trump!

The United States of America is the greatest country in the world. It has been since

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Survivor of Orlando Massacre Says Shooter Asked, “Are There Any Black People in Here?”

Patience Carter, one of the victims who survived the massacre at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida,

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How We Must Face the Rise of the Radical Right

One thing is clear: millennials – those born after 1980 – are the world’s future, and

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This Is Why Republicans Continue to Lose the Black Vote

(NNPA) Those who have followed my writings know that I have been and will continue to

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Harriet Tubman: Economic Freedom Fighter

(NNPA) – When Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced that Harriet Tubman would grace the new $20

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Beyond the Rhetoric: Filthy Rich and Dangerous

My early days of being an activist seem so simple now. A hot head reporter or

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Linda Coleman Strives for Lt. Governor

For Linda Coleman, it’s about the issues, and whether North Carolina families are being treated fairly

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The State of the Union Address: Class Act, Crass Responses

President Obama did his thing when he delivered the State of the Union address (SOTU) on

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What We Blacks Need to Do: “Oligarchy Vs Pontifex”

The oligarchical form of government is we, a small number of people, make the rules to

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