Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Op Ed

The Fate of the American Middle Class is in the Hands of Regulators

By Donnell Williams and Antoine M. Thompson Recently, Congress passed phase three of its COVID-19 response, the CARES ACT, a $2 trillion stimulus package that...

Historically Speaking: Spanish Flu

By Dr. James Finck There has been a lot of criticism over the President’s use of the term “Chinese virus” and rightfully so. Names have...

Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: COVID-19 and the United States

Straight Talk with Ed Gray The COVID Pandemic is with us, and with that, we must accept our lives are forever changed. It seems after a...

Panic buying adds additional stress in COVID-19 pandemic

By Merdies Hayes, Managing Editor, Our Weekly News Panic buying has been rife around the globe in wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Customers have been...

Yes Black people, coronavirus can kill us too!

By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Culture and Entertainment Editor Coronavirus or Covid-19 or “rona” as some are calling it will kill you. You...

West reminds Texans ‘this is not the new normal’

By Sen. Royce West As a State Senator, I was on the front lines of the battle against HIV/AIDS in the Dallas area and across...

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...

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...

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...
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Why does God allow evil and disease?

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