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It’s Time for Black Parents to Stand Up for the Every Student Succeeds Act

Today, across the United States in nearly every African American community, millions of parents are striving to do all that they can to ensure

“Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf”

Whether on social media or otherwise, they listen to you and understand, ask your opinion, seek your wisdom, and look to your lead. With them, you live a good life. Have followers like those

Speak Out to Protect Your Health

For six years, Republicans have repeated the same phrase in every conversation about healthcare: “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Did Donald Trump Just Self Destruct?

There was a 1957 Science Fiction Film entitled “The Beginning of the End.’ It was about giant grasshoppers who threatened to overrun the earth and wipe

Barbara Reynold’s Coretta Scott King Memoir Is a Must Read

Every day that he holds the presidency, Donald Trump does something outrageous. He blusters, he just plain lies, and he bullies. He pushes his decisions, his executive orders, down the throats of a Congress that he dominates.

It’s Time for the Democratic Party to Wake Up

Everyone appears to have figured out that a dangerous, stupid fascist with no knowledge of how the federal government works is now the President of the United States.

The Curly Corner

Following the riotous 1960s where lasting political and cultural changes defined the decade, Black Americans, formerly known as “Negroes”, were redefining their identity. This sudden surge of pride for being a Black American

Love Is the Answer…Who Cares What the Question Is

His velvety voice is recognized all over New Orleans, accompanying the sounds of smooth soul. Born Gregory Vigne, but known to his dedicated listeners as “Papa Smurf

King Cake Festival raises funds while celebrating Mardi Gras pastime.

Foodies near and far traveled to New Orleans’ Champions Square for a sweet tooth start to the Mardi Gras season. It was the Fourth Annual King Cake Festival put on by Ochsner Hospital for Children on Sunday

African Union Leader Condemns U.S. For Taking Its People ‘As Slaves’ But Blocking Refugees

South African politician and chairperson of the AU commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma addressed representatives of the continental union’s 54 member states during a summit in Addis Ababa

Protests Over Trump’s Executive Order Pause For Moments Of Prayer

As thousands of people rallied against President Donald Trump’s Friday executive order blocking refugees and travelers from several Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S.

The Curly Corner

Starting my natural hair journey has helped me to take much better care of my hair from the inside out. Prior to going natural, I thought deep conditioning was only necessary about twice a year or whenever my hair

The world reacts as Donald Trump takes power

On the streets, in small gatherings and in the halls of government, people around the globe weighed in on US President Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, anticipating how his policies may play out

To Be Equal: Assessing President Obama’s Impact And Legacy

“That faith that I placed all those years ago, not far from here, in the power of ordinary Americans to bring about change, that faith has been rewarded in ways I could not have possibly imagined.

The Curly Corner

"When you gonna press your hair?", my Grandmother would inquire after touching my tightly wound coils. I always smile respectfully but usually give no answer. We had been down this road before and I knew my grandmother

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