How the Affordable Care Act can still work

Aetna, one of the country's largest insurers, made headlines Tuesday when it announced it is pulling out of health care exchanges in 11 of the 15 states where it now offers insurance.

We have to end the war on women in cyberspace

I don’t know whether you have been following this, but there is a very disturbing trend that has been underway. Women in cyberspace are under attack. These attacks are very much focused on programmers and video game designers. These attacks ...

Black owned newspapers matter!

Two thousand and seventeen will mark the 190 anniversary of the Black Press in America. Since the first publication of Freedom’s Journal on March 16, 1827 in New York City, black owned newspapers have been at the forefront of being ...


What does BLM stand for?

Why Black Lives Matter To Me

There are deathbed conversions. I was there for one.

Many states out of step with Constitution on use of force

Recently, President Obama held a town hall meeting to address the growing tension between minority communities and police forces after the shootings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and the police officers in Dallas.

Who's really to blame in the Freddie Gray case

On Monday, a third Baltimore police officer, Lt. Brian Rice, was acquitted of all criminal charges in the death of Freddie Gray, a suspect who was fatally hurt last year while being transported, handcuffed, in a police van.

LETTER: Support our police officers

Police actions in Ferguson, Missouri; New York City; Baltimore; Baton Rouge; and Minnesota have been in the news, and a few police officers have been seen using excessive force and shooting people.

The truth about to protect and to serve

The most recent police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile added to an already smoldering black community outrage.

The healing must start NOW!

We cannot allow these deplorable acts to define our relationship with the men and women charged to protect us. T

Let that old flag wave

Flying high across the sky is such a sight to me.

Saving community newspapers in the age of Facebook

Hundreds of newspapers have disappeared in the last 15 years and readership is on the decline. No newspaper is immune from the migration of readership to online platforms, dwindling ad revenues, fragmented audiences and even reduced attention spans.

Discover the unexpected: NNPA journalism scholars are breaking the news

Today people are exposed to 10-minute news segments six times per hour in a 24-hour news cycle in terms of television and radio news. Twitter, Facebook and other social media are now used for instantaneous news, commentary, and the sharing ...

A glimmer of hope on gun control

The first sign of hope in the gun control debate in many years came this week as Sen. Susan Collins, a Maine Republican, offered legislation that would prohibit people who are on the "no fly" and other surveillance lists from ...

Senator John McCain foolishly blames President Obama for the massacre in Orlando

The cretin who took an assault weapon into Pulse, an Orlando nightclub, on “salsa night” is beneath contempt.