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This Flag Is Drenched In Blood

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By Dr. Julianne Malveaux – I am not sure why the “National Anthem” and the so-called American flag are part of our nation’s sports pageantry. Before 2009, while the National Anthem was played, sports gladiators were not required to suit up, stand up, and put their hands to their hearts and why should they? The […]

Which Constitution?

From Mary Church Terrell to Barbara Lee: Black Women in the Peace Movement

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Some words seem rarely mentioned in this highly toxic political season. We’ve heard about bombs and walls, but very little about peace. One is almost tempted, when some of the candidates are speaking, to burst into song – give peace a chance. In this Women’s History Month, it makes sense to reflect on women and […]

Helping HBCU’s Move Students To and Through College is the Focus of the UNCF Institute for Capacity Building Conference in Atlanta this Week

Where is Today’s Madame CJ Walker?

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By Julianne Malveaux – Women entrepreneurs have a powerful role model when they consider Madame CJ Walker. One of our nation’s first female self-made millionaires, her story of combining herbs to develop and manufacture a hair pomade, of empowering tens of thousands of women as sales agents for her products, and of establishing a beauty […]

Black Votes Matter PAC Launched to Maximize Black Voter Turnout in Key Battleground States

Breathing Life into a Movement

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By Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Columnist – “I can’t breathe,” gasped Eric Garner, again and again and again. “I can’t breathe,” he said, as several police officers were on top of him, choking him, pushing his head onto the concrete sidewalk. The man was not resisting arrest; he simply had the temerity to ask a police […]