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Malveaux: What is “Black Enough”?

By Julianne Malveaux According to some historians, Afrodescendents first entered these United States in 1619 off the coast of Virginia. If we believe that narrative,...

Sen. Jones and Rep. Sewell: Expand Medicaid to Save Our Rural...

By Sen. Doug Jones and Rep. Terri Sewell In the past eight years, 13 Alabama hospitals -- seven of which have been in rural areas...

Malveaux: Labor market strong. Should African Americans celebrate?

By Julianne Malveaux The April unemployment rate, at 3.6 percent, is at its lowest rate since December 1969.  Payroll employment increased by more than 250,000, outperforming...

Wormsby: From My Heart To Yours, Thank You

Hollis Wormsby, Jr. For more than 29 years I have written this column on a weekly basis and it has been an exercise that has...

Malveaux: Abolish the death penalty

Dr. Julianne Malveaux Killing is wrong.  Killing black people because they are black is even more wrong.  Lynching black people is exponentially wrong.  So why...

Wormsby: Books not Bombs

By Hollis Wormsby, Jr. Since the end of World War I the United States has been on a path as the world’s military superpower.  In...

Encouragement is a powerful thing

By Demetrius Paschel (This is an opinion column) Many years ago, I had the privilege of mentoring juveniles in a secure detention facility.  To many of...

Wormsby: Lessons of Tiger’s major victory

By Hollis Wormsby Jr. Early on April 14, Tiger Woods prepared to tee off with the lead group at the Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. ...

Wormsby: Vigils aren’t the answer to stopping crime

By Hollis Wormsby, Jr. There was a vigil held in Bessemer on Monday night on behalf of more than 100 victims of violent crime from...

Wormsby: On this day Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died for...

By Hollis Wormsby, Jr. On April 4, 1968, black America was stunned by the news that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had been assassinated in...

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