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Why are black Democrtats more popular in the GOP than black Republicans

If Black Republicans ever want to be taken seriously by the Black community, they have to stop accepting the silly ultimatum being offered by the Republican Party.

Enhancing black owned print and digital press in the age of social media

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) salutes the career development success of the Discover the Unexpected (DTU) NNPA Journalism Fellowship program that has just completed its first term of providing undergraduate students at the Howard University School of Communication the ...

ASK ALMA: My awkward niece wants to be the next Gabby Douglas

My niece is all in love with Gabby Douglas and thinks she can one day tryout for the Olympic team. LOL, now that’s funny.

Taking a closer look at black mental health

Good physical and mental health help drive success and enjoyment in our lives. But when it comes to overcoming some of our society’s biggest health challenges – from HIV/AIDS to cancer to diabetes to behavioral health issues – the African-American ...

After the Justice Department’s report, where are the calls for Baltimore’s mayor to resign?

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a scathing report on the state of the Baltimore City Police Department (BPD) as a part of its civil rights investigation following the death of Freddie Gray.

Ask Alma: My friend stopped hanging out with me. What happened?

A couple of months ago a real friendly woman moved into the condo across the hall. She and I hit it off right away.

A tale of two conventions

Having attended the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland two weeks ago and having intently watched the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on TV last week, I couldn’t help but notice how distorted both conventions were, especially in terms of the ...

From boycotts to buying from black-owned businesses

In recent days we have heard much about efforts to demonstrate our frustration and anger about the killing of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. Boycotting malls and various stores, depositing funds into black-owned banks, are important and have had some ...

Cleveland’s RNC was the whitest convention I’ve ever attended

As I boarded my return flight to D.C. from last week’s Republican convention in Cleveland, Ohio, I began to reflect on what I saw and I began to ponder how I could put to paper my experiences in this column.

Deconstructing Reconstruction in the aftermath of Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights and Dallas

After Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Falcon Heights, Minnesota there was Dallas, Texas. After rogue cops unceremoniously killed two Black men, a deranged shooter killed five police officers.

This is why ESPN is the Republican Party of sports television

I am quite fond of saying about Republicans when it comes to Blacks, “Even when they try to do the right thing, they do it the wrong way.”

Four things you should know before you sign that car loan

It’s that time of year again when days are longer, temperatures are higher and auto dealers advertise some of the most tempting deals.

Ask Alma: My awkward niece wants to be the next Gabby Douglas

My niece is all in love with Gabby Douglas and thinks she can one day tryout for the Olympic team. LOL, now that’s funny. She’s awkward, uncoordinated and too fat to be in the Olympics.

Recent police shootings show our nation’s hypocrisy

Just a day after millions of Americans celebrated the “Fourth of You Lie,” our nation got more evidence of the lie we live when we “celebrate” freedom. On July 5, 2016, Alton Sterling was killed by White police officers in ...

Michelle Obama: For girls, a heartbreaking loss -- and an opportunity

Ralphina Feelee lives in Liberia, where the average family gets by on less than two dollars a day, and many families simply can't afford to educate their daughters. Teen pregnancy rates are high, and pregnant girls are often discouraged from ...

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