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The Invisible Achievement Gap

Marian Wright Edelman discusses the educational achievement gap among children in foster care. ...

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Confounding expectations

This week's Our Voice discusses the confounding expectations of African-Americans in positions of power. ...

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Keeping workers’ gains

This week's Our Voice discusses the history of Labor Day ...

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Stop using military weapons against citizens

This week's Our Voice discusses the increasing use of SWAT-like methods police forces are using towards citizens. ...

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Blacks Have Become Obsolete

Columbus Post guest columnist James Clingman discusses the state of Blacks ...

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Black workers stuck in poverty wages

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As fast food and retail workers continue to march for higher wages, a new study by the Economic Policy Institute revealed that Blacks are more likely to earn poverty wages than Whites. ...

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Black male initiative must address structural racism

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – If President Barack Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative expands educational and work opportunities for young Black and Hispanic males, but fails to address the burdens of structural racism that threaten their lives, the program might not succeed, some community activists believe. “Let’s say they do all the right things, let’s say they e ...

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Temper expectations for My Brother’s Keeper

We’ve all heard the numbers and statistics. African American boys live disproportionately in poverty and suffer from academic gaps and fatherless homes. ...

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Gun violence aimed at Black males triggers concern

Several new studies confirm what most people have suspected all along: No group is harmed more by gun violence than young Black males. ...

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A retrospective of African Americans in the U.S. Military

Veteran’s Day Weekend, November 9 – 10, St. Paul AME Church will present a seminar, “African Americans in the U.S. Military, French and Indian War – Vietnam.” ...

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