Politics

Get out and vote!

Get out and vote!

| September 6, 2016

By Victor Zápari Special to El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated I would like to start y saying I try really hard to remain impartial while writing about politics. However, this article will be quite different from the norms that I have created in previous writings. The overall purpose of this article is to get people […]

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Operation L.A.A.N.D (Legislating African Americans New Developments)

Operation L.A.A.N.D (Legislating African Americans New Developments)

| August 30, 2016

By Jeromyah Jones Special to Frost Illustrated Merely recognizing the achievements and contributions of a people after 400 years of being dehumanized, brutalized and racially victimized will never be enough to right the wrong that America systematically constructed for the lives of African Americans. This proposal requires one to take off his political shades and […]

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This is why Republicans need to stop hating on Trump

This is why Republicans need to stop hating on Trump

| August 23, 2016

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Any member of an organization that truly cares about the group will not hesitate to hold the leadership accountable for the group’s actions, if they deem them to be inconsistent with the mission of the group. This is because they want to see the group succeed in fulfilling […]

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After Justice Department’s report, where are calls for Baltimore mayor to resign?

After Justice Department’s report, where are calls for Baltimore mayor to resign?

| August 17, 2016

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA News Wire Columnist) On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a scathing report on the state of the Baltimore City Police Department (BPD) as a part of its civil rights investigation following the death of Freddie Gray. The report stated in part, “The Justice Department announced today that it found […]

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Democrats make pitch to Latino community for involvement

Democrats make pitch to Latino community for involvement

| August 9, 2016

By Victor Zápari Special to El Mexica no and Frost Illustrated On July 28, El Mexicano newspaper hosted a town hall meeting at Fairfield Manor moderated by Max Montesino. The meeting opened with Jack Morris, chairman of the Allen County Democratic Party, discussing the importance of getting more Democrats a seat on the Allen County’s […]

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The corruption behind corruption

The corruption behind corruption

| August 5, 2016

By DeAngelo Starnes, Urban News Service PHILADELPHIA—The recent conviction of U.S. Representative Chaka Fattah for RICO, conspiracy, bribery and fraud added fuel to the “get money out of politics” sentiment driving many voters to the polls this election year. But, the Philadelphia Democrat’s conviction on all 22 graft charges—and a stream of similar allegations against […]

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Can National Diversity Coalition for Trump sway black voters?

Can National Diversity Coalition for Trump sway black voters?

| August 5, 2016

By Freddie Allen (National News Managing Editor) It’s official. Donald J. Trump is the Republican presidential nominee. The Republican National Convention in Cleveland was a rough and raucous ride for the reality star, real estate developer turned political neophyte. After charges of plagiarism over Melania Trump’s speech, a non-endorsement from Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and […]

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Order up the kind of government you want

Order up the kind of government you want

| August 2, 2016

By Rex Bell I buy a Powerball ticket every week, unless I forget. I know the odds of winning the jackpot are about 292 million to one, but I also know if I don’t buy a ticket, the odds are even higher. I also buy a Hoosier Lotto ticket while I’m at the counter. The […]

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Cleveland’s RNC was the whitest convention I’ve ever attended

Cleveland’s RNC was the whitest convention I’ve ever attended

| August 2, 2016

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA News Wire Columnist) As I boarded my return flight to D.C. from last week’s Republican convention in Cleveland I began to reflect on what I saw and I began to ponder how I could put to paper my experiences in this column. Out of nowhere, the words of Charles Dickens from […]

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Five reasons why ESPN is the Republican Party of sports television

Five reasons why ESPN is the Republican Party of sports television

| July 27, 2016

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA News Wire Columnist) I am quite fond of saying about Republicans when it comes to blacks, “Even when they try to do the right thing, they do it the wrong way.” In a similar manner, ESPN has become the Republican Party of TV and sports. Last week, they had their annual […]

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