Opinion and Commentary

A Politician’s Shameless Bigotry

By Ben Jealous, TriceEdneyWire There’s an old saying about bullies: they can dish it out, but they can’t take it. Witness North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark...

COMMENTARY: Why Won’t Democrats Fight?

By Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Newswire Contributor Not a day goes by that I don’t get a text or three from the Democratic National Committee asking...

Let’s Talk Black Education: Telling Our Family Stories Keeps Black History Alive

By Dr. Margaret Fortune, President/CEO Fortune School When we were kids, my dad would take us to football games at the University of Southern California...

R. Kelly Forced Out of the Closet

Recently in New York, R. Kelly the renowned R&B singer, was found guilty on all charges of racketeering and sex trafficking during a highly...

OP-ED: Medicare Restrictions on Obesity Care Perpetuate Harmful Stigmas

Not only does obesity impact 1-in-3 Americans, it also takes a disproportionate toll on communities of color since almost half of Black Americans are...