Had he not massacred Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman would be an average white man holding down a mediocre job, living under the radar, and aspiring for a law enforcement job.
By Brenda Robinson Dear Minister Malcolm, We’re celebrating Black History Month and we wish to make an appeal to you, just as we did to Martin Luther King Jr. We wrote him a letter, he didn’t answer, but at least we feel better. Expressions are good for the soul, as you well know. But, […]
Whatz up babies? For Black History Month, I wanted to bring you something special. So, I did and here it is: Your very own Black History Month Page that consists of beautiful messages from the Rev. Donovan Coley, the Rev. Gary and Crystal Bush and the Rev. David Moore to enlighten your spirits in the name […]
By John W. Boyd Jr. Founder and President, National Black Farmers Association Fast-forwarding to the end of Barack Obama’s presidency is becoming routine as eager political and media watchers jump the gun on how his two terms will be judged. Much of this future watching is discussion is focused on the Affordable Care Act. That […]
The passing of SB 340 into legislation is an outrage and a slap in the face to Hoosiers. Our NAACP Just Energy Policies indicate Indiana was moving in the right direction, as it pertained to energy efficiency. Great programs like Weatherization and Energizing Indiana are all a part of Demand-side Management and help Hoosiers […]
Uncut Special presentation—From time to time, Frost Illustrated exercises its commitment to present voices straight from the community. Oftentimes, those voices insist on getting across a totally uncensored message to pre- serve their cadence and context. In an effort to honor such voices, we offer the following Uncut Special Presentation unedited and written exactly as […]
By Cash Michaels Special to the NNPA from The Carolinian RALEIGH, N.C.—The fallout from the badly mishandled nomination of Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. l to the post of executive director of the North Carolina Democratic Party (NCDP), is still unknown. But, the behind-the-scenes movement among Democratic rank-and-file members to ensure that Chavis, a veteran civil […]
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Just when, six years in to the Obama presidency, I think I’m hardened to the deranged anti-Obama rants of conservatives and Republican Party officials, I’ve been reminded that the cesspool of bigotry is bottomless—and that there are always people out there willing to splash around in the filth. One […]