Saturday, August 15, 2020

Op Ed

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...

Emergency Needs for Medical Deserts during COVID Pandemic

By Dr. Valda Crowder, M.D., MBA According to the American Hospital Association Annual Survey, over 1,000 hospitals in our country have closed since 1975. As...

Texas reopening – proceed with caution and common sense

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor This week Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order allowing specific businesses to reopen May 1. However, just because you can, should you...

Op-Ed: Now more than ever, Texas must expand Medicaid to save lives

By Rep. Colin Allred Despite what you might hear coming out of Washington, D.C., affordable access to quality health care is not a partisan issue...

Ed Gray, NDG Senior Columnist: Making COVID-19 a ‘Black Man’s Disease’

Straight Talk with Ed Gray In these unprecedented times, the same story is told. The racism of America is still present as this disease ravages...

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...
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Voter Suppression. The Birth of Apathy.

By Allen R. Gray Dallas Area African American Newspaper Publishers It is difficult to determine where the line between voter suppression ends and voter apathy begins....

Joe Biden Selects Kamala Harris as Running Mate

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior National Correspondent California Sen. Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s choice for vice president. Following months of speculation and debate over whether...

Joe Biden 2020 for President Campaign Commits Major Ad Dollars to Black-Owned Media

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA  Senior National Correspondent Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden is ramping up his campaign with a record-setting $280 million advertising buy. During...

Trump’s Housing Announcement Seen as So Racist, “It’s ‘Not Even A Dog Whistle Anymore’

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA  Senior Correspondent President Donald Trump has rolled back a Barack Obama-era housing rule intended to halt racial segregation and eliminate racial...
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