Articles in Politics

Business Exchange: The True State of Black America

by William Reed - Washington Informer on

Black voters accept second-class treatment from politicians.... Read full article

Black Woman Removes Confederate Flag In Front Of South Carolina Statehouse

by Hilary Hanson on

"This is Bree. An amazing black woman who climbed the pole and took down the racist flag." Ferguson Action's Twitter Page... Read full article

Don King has last word on Priebus

by Kenneth D. Miller on

“I’m not speaking because Reince Priebus is still thinking he don’t like black people,” King told reporters outside the Quicken Loans arena where the convention is being held.... Read full article

Melissa Harris-Perry Speaks Out After MSNBC Severance Deal Crumbles

by Nigel Roberts, on

Melissa Harris-Perry turned down MSNBC’s severance package Tuesday over what she described to CNNMoney as a “gag order.”... Read full article

Four Ways President Obama Can Help Blacks in His Last 100 Days in Office

by Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) on

Instead of staking his legacy on the results of the November elections, however, President Obama might be better advised to improve his legacy by taking bold actions in these last days of his presidency.... Read full article

Have You Heard of the BLACK PRESS?

by Millions Two One Staff on

“It is an historical fact that no racial group of people anywhere in the world since the invention of the printing press, have attained freedom or appreciably improved their status without the aid of their own militant press…" Frank L. Stanley, NNPA... Read full article

Lack of Venture Capital and Bankers Stifles Economic Growth in Communities of Color

by R. Donahue Peebles - NewsOne Now on

“The minority business community would have employed more than 16 million workers, generated more than $2.5 trillion in gross receipts, and expanded the tax base by more than $100 billion.” R. Donahue Peebles... Read full article

Meet one of President Obama’s Black Female Ambassadors

by Angie Bee on

As an adviser to Clinton, Obama on being an advocate for religious freedom around the world Ambassador Cook served as an ordained Pastor for three congregations; transforming communities and fighting the dropout rate among students. ... Read full article

NAACP Appoints Interim President And CEO

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Derrick Johnson, the president of the organization’s Mississippi chapter, will take on the role. ... Read full article

Carmelo Anthony Calls on Activists to Continue their Work in Response to Trump Victory

by St. Louis American on

"Now it’s our responsibility as men and women to take things into our own hands and be role models and be our own leaders at this point, regardless of who is commander-in-chief,” Anthony said. ... Read full article

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