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Soul Searching

In 2001, four years before Hurricane Katrina became the biggest natural disaster in American history, the federal government was notified of the increased likelihood of a major hurricane devastating the city of New Orleans. The warning was ignored.


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Child Watch

Thousands of young people survived Hurricane Katrina, only to still find themselves facing an uncertain future over seven months later.


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The Last Word

The tremor from the illegal immigration fight has shaken Democrats and Republicans. But it also threatens a tidal change in Black politics.


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Guest View

Editor's note: The following is the text of a speech delivered by state Sen. Avel Gordly,…


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Freedom Rider

Lou Dobbs, Bill O'Reilly and other cable television blowhards have appointed themselves…


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To Be Equal

I was thinking about someone that I met last week — Mr. Arthur Winston. He retired on his 100th birthday after 72 years working at a Los Angeles city bus yard.


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U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney's much belated-apology for punching a U.S. Capitol patrol officer didn't answer a burning question — was she the victim of racial profiling, or "legislating while Black," as she claimed? Or was it a hotheaded overreaction to a patrol officer simply doing his duty?


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Last week, the New York Times reported on the deepening plight of African American men, detailing a list of afflictions including lack of employment, education and high incarceration rates.


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To Be Equal

Late last month, the National Urban League released its annual research publication, the State of…


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Guest View

Society has taught us to be consumers. One can get credit without having a job. One can buy a car, furniture or clothes with no money down. But none of these items has lasting value.


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