“We are happy to announce the arrival of our beautiful daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, born Saturday, January 7, 2012. We are in heaven. She was delivered naturally at a healthy 7 lbs and it was the best experience of our lives. We are thankful to everyone for your prayers, well wishes, love and support.” —Beyoncé and Jay-Z.
- Friday, 06 January 2012 15:30
- Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist
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The other day Vice President Joseph Biden said in an interview, “The Taliban is not our enemy.” We have been in Afghanistan since 2001 and everyday we have been fighting the Taliban along with Al Qaeda. If the fighting Taliban is not our enemy than who is? Fortunately, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama know much better.
- Thursday, 22 December 2011 21:34
- Harry C. Alford
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This is a very troubling article to write. Because it is about how sinister black Americans can agree with white Americans about how they can rip off the people of African nations for quick money. It is ugly but somebody has to call it out. Since I am the one who first noticed it, I guess it is my Christian duty to call it out. The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is meant to enhance trade
- Friday, 16 December 2011 14:22
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In the past several months, there have been increasing attacks on the SAT— the college admissions-related standardized test— that include charges that it is racially and culturally biased.
Additionally, activists are pushing colleges and universities to adopt a test-optional policy that would give each student the option
- Friday, 09 December 2011 12:11
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Tom Watson knows what it’s like not to have time to spend with your kids.
“It used to sting me when I was working hard at building my business and I’d hear my kids talking about me,” he said. “One would ask