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Helping Americans with disabilities

The World Health Organization held the first World Health Assembly in 1948, and beginning in 1950, every year on April 7 the world comes together to observe World Health Day.

Religious discrimination in America

Arizona legislators pulled a dandy. They asked their governor to sign a bill allowing any business the freedom to discriminate based on religious beliefs. The governor vetoed the bill.

COMMENTARY: What the Dunn verdict says about us

Another mother’s anguish! Another unarmed black teenager in Florida shot dead for no good reason— another indefensible instance of “Stand Your Ground” rearing its ugly head. Eight months after the stunning acquittal of George Zimmerman for the shooting death of ...

COMMENTARY: Dr. King's legacy and the 21st century

While attending a church service dedicated to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I was struck by the conflation of what the Civil Rights Movement fought against and what should be our modern-day priorities.

A second chance: Finishing the War on Poverty 50 years later

In his January 1964 State of the Union address, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared an “unconditional war on poverty,” setting into motion a series of policy changes and new programs that cut poverty in half (from 22 to 11 percent) ...

There’s an alternative to the imperial presidency

In his State of the Union speech to Congress last month, President Obama drew widespread attention for pledging to use his executive authority to advance his priorities.

What's in a name? 'Mixed,' 'biracial,' 'black'

When the census listed Negro as a race option in 2010, a controversy erupted.

The extermination of Jordan Davis: An empty verdict, a hollow victory

So it looks like Michael Dunn, a white man who fatally shot black teenager Jordan Davis for refusing to turn down his "thug music," may be going to prison for the rest of his life.

Dr. King ‘turning in his grave’ over family greed

The children of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. sue each other— as well as loyal family friends— so often that you need a program to keep up with the court action.

Seattle ‘Misfits’ fit enough to win Super Bowl

Prior to Sunday’s Super Bowl, I told anyone who would listen that I like both the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks, so I wouldn’t be terribly disappointed regardless of who won the game.

COMMENTARY: Cult of the blameless black

Pro-crime black folk are an existential threat not only to law-abiding American blacks, but to law-abiding Americans of all races and creeds— period!

Bruno Mars and Radio Shack bail out a lame Super Bowl

Sunday night's Super Bowl was awful.

It's the community economy stupid!

In his commentary entitled, ‘If I Dated Black Girls”, Mr. George E. Curry, NNPA columnist, examines the comment a young white male made of his niece, Rachel: “If I dated Black girls– I tell Rachel this all the time– she ...

For women over 50: Bikinis, botox and bling?

Mrs. Obama is on the cover of People Magazine today.

LETTER: January 15th is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday

January 15th is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, and January 20th will mark the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday.