Corey Booker, the current United States Senator-elect from New Jersey, has given us “something good to talk about,” and that’s good news. That 44-year-old brother has shown America how a real politician should behave.
While I recognize, and fully appreciate, that Brenda Robinson is expressing her opinion in the piece published in this newspaper’s edition last week, I totally reject her characterization of Dr. Carson as someone who has lost his mind. It is my observation that uber-liberals always make personal attacks against those who have the temerity to […]
Courtesy of Jazz Promo Services GRANT PASS, Ore—Longtime blues record collector and expert John Tefteller was the winning bidder at $37,100 for a super rare blues 78 rpm record by blues legend Tommy Johnson. This is highest price ever paid for a single 78 rpm blues record and one of the highest prices ever paid for any record. […]
Click here to read Frost columnist Brenda Robinson’s article “Cory Booker: What a man! By Glenn Townes Special to the NNPA from The New York Amsterdam News NEWARK, N.J.—In what many expected, Newark Mayor Cory Booker nabbed the coveted U.S. Senate seat in a hotly contested race against Republican hopeful Steve Lonegan at a special […]
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist I keep hoping that I can stop writing about the federal government shutdown/lockout. Hopefully, when you read this, it will all be over. But even when it’s over, it won’t be over. Case in point: I have a friend who works for the federal government. What she and many […]
Every once in awhile—especially when he’s somewhere unexpected—Reverend Al Sharpton looks around, surprised and pleased. He’s been working for social justice and civil rights since he was nine years old, and there are many things he never thought he’d see in his lifetime.
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Given the political gridlock in Washington that’s pushed the country to the brink of economic calamity and caused needless distress to millions, one might think America has rarely been more polarized, more “dis-united.” Actually, the opposite is true. American society—in terms of expanding democracy to all of its citizens—has […]