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Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: In Search for the Perfect White Candidate

Straight Talk with Ed Gray Super Tuesday for the 2020 election is almost here, and Black folk is searching for Superheroes. Every presidential election since...

Sheriff’s primary critical for criminal justice reform model

By Ian Saint, Guest Contributor With the recent selection and election of a new Police Chief and District Attorney, respectively, America's eyes have turned toward...

White House Budget Proposal Cuts $8.6 Billion from HUD Programs Serving Low-and-Moderate Income Consumers

By Charlene Crowell Once again, the White House Budget Proposal slashes funding and programs that many low-and-moderate income consumers rely upon. From higher education to a...

Voters Prefer Payday Lending Protection, Regulators Seek Less

By Charlene Crowell Once upon a time in Washington, Congress enacted the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act that also created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)....

Black America’s Housing Crisis: More Renters Than Homeowners, Homeless Population Jumps 12%

By Charlene Crowell No matter who you are, or where you live, there’s a central concern that links consumers all over the country: the ever-rising...

Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: Kobe the Father

Straight Talk with Ed Gray Kobe Bryant’s tragic passing is more than the death of a basketball legend. The legendary basketball player leaves behind a...

Hidden Tax Increases on Airline Tickets Won’t Fly

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr NNPA NEWSWIRE - Why is it that poor people are always asked to pay more in America?  Last year,...

OP-ED: Redefining Suffrage, Unerasing Black Women

By Gwen McKinney Sojourner Truth. Harriet Tubman. Ida B. Wells. Shirley Chisholm. Rosa Parks. These household names, spanning a couple of centuries, qualify for the Suffrage...

Several Texas Democrats are lining up to challenge Cornyn in the Senate

By: David Wilfong, NDG Contributing Writer The political season is back in full swing, and once again Texas will be deciding on who to send...

EXCLUSIVE Op-Ed: A Message to Black America

By: Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to the President of the United States One of the proudest moments of my life was standing beside President Donald...

Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: Silence the Violence for 2020

Straight Talk with Ed Gray Last week we began the new decade the same we finished the old decade. Last year in Dallas, more than...

Kamala Harris: Will McConnell Let the Senate Hold a Fair Impeachment Trial?

By Kamala D. Harris, U.S. Senator (D-CA) December 18 — Today the House of Representatives will vote on whether to impeach President Trump. If it...

Will proposed CRA rule help or hurt Black America?

By: Charlene Crowell Amid the tinsel and garland celebrating the holiday season, two important federal financial regulators are planning how the future financial needs of...

Cemetery clean-up a moving experience for Irving Redeemer Montessori staff

By: Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Last month on a brisk Friday morning, the teachers and administrators from the Church of the Redeemer Montessori School came...

Don’t Let Predatory Lenders Rob Your Holiday Joy

By: Charlene Crowell After the nation gives thanks for its many blessings, the annual season of holiday joy begins with its barrage of celebrations both secular...

FDIC and OCC proposals would strip away payday loan rate caps in 16 states and in DC

By: Charlene Crowell For most people who either work, receive retirement or other fixed benefits, it seems that your money always goes a lot quicker...

HUD rolls back fair housing rules as discrimination reaches a 24-year high

By: Charlene Crowell As a candidate, President Donald Trump promised if elected that deregulation of the federal government would be an administration priority. Soon after...

Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: Free Rodney Reed!

Straight Talk by Ed Gray If we do not act soon, Rodney Reed will be a dead man. The state of Texas should not add Rodney...

#RXRacialHealing: Dallas Healing Circles are the Pathway to Progress

By: Dr. Gail C. Christopher Just days after Atatiana Jefferson was shot in her home by a white police officer, a diverse group of civic...

Deadly and dangerous — Healthcare in America

By Ray Curry, Secretary-Treasurer, UAW Laughter is the Best Medicine, says the Reader’s Digest version of America. But, not when it’s the only medicine, responds to America...