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Voter suppression goes to college

By Cash Michaels and Peter Grear, Greater Diversity News (NNPA) If preliminary data estimates on the recent 2020 primaries in North Carolina are accurate, student voters on...

Hegar defeats West in Democratic runoff; Valenzuela tops Olson

MJ Hegar will be the candidate who goes up against U.S. Sen. John Cornyn when the general election rolls around in November. Hegar defeated long-time...

The more things change, the more they stay the same

Every election the Black vote is more than required for whatever Democratic candidate, it is expected. There is no real work put behind the...

OP-ED: We must protect North Texans’ health care during this pandemic

By Colin Allred U.S. Representative (TX-32) As a North Texan, born and raised by a single mother who was a Dallas public school teacher, I know...

Securing the Garland VA Medical Center, and keeping our promise to veterans

By Rep. Colin Allred (TX-32) As a country, we have made a promise to serve our veterans as they have bravely put their lives on...

West calls Cornyn out over ‘systemic racism’ remarks in DC hearing

The U.S. Senators from Texas, Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, drew a lot of fire for comments during a Tuesday Judiciary Committee hearing when...

Congress is urged to send Juneteenth legislation to President Trump for signature

The National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF) is urging Congress to send President Donald Trump legislation amending SJR 45 2012 , Chapter 1, Part A,...

Democrats blast Trump and Abbott over COVID-19 response and its impact on Latino communities

On Wednesday, Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa, DNC Chair Tom Perez, Texas Senate Democratic Leader Carol Alvarado, and State Representative Trey Martinez Fischer...

When the Protesting Ends – Do You Just Go Home?

By Roger Caldwell NNPA Contributor There is a ground swell in America, and for 13 days there has been multiracial protests and demonstrations based on the...

Black activists find themselves having to calm white ‘allies’

A Texas race for the 24th Congressional District has flared up and injected itself into the national dialogue surrounding the death of George Floyd...

NAACP Black Media Forum Excludes Black Newspapers NNPA President and Black Publishers Call for Clarification and Inclusion

By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) - A recent NAACP "Black Media Speaks" forum plummeted into a conversation in which the future of hard-copy Black-owned newspapers...

Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: The Pandemic of Hate Continues

Straight Talk with Ed Gray The Pandemic of Hate in America continues in 2020 with no signs of mitigation. The words Pandemic and relief are...
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NAACP sues U.S. Education Secretary over COVID-19 school money

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