Fear can immobilize you

May 23, 2018 in Opinion

By E. Faye Williams Trice Edney Newswire Every time we turn on television, we hear “Breaking News” and it’s always something worse than the last news. It’s beginning to make […]

Diane Nash: A Civil Rights Icon Celebrates her 80th Birthday

May 22, 2018 in Opinion

By Marc H. Morial President and CEO National Urban League “She would not be moved. I felt my voice go up another decibel and another decibel and soon I was […]

The reasons why the U.S. has never achieved greatness

May 15, 2018 in Opinion

By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com A recent column by a black Republican activist in the Washington Informer included the following: “But to my liberal friends who constantly ask ‘When was […]

Trump gives peace a chance in deciding to meet with North Korea’s leader

April 26, 2018 in News, Opinion

By Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. Founder and President of Rainbow PUSH Coalition President Donald Trump’s decision to meet with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong -un opens new possibilities. Trump’s critics […]

On 50th Anniversary of King Assassination, We Have Work to Do

April 5, 2018 in News, Opinion

By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com The 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination comes amid a fierce struggle for the soul of America. We will celebrate the progress that has […]

COMMENTARY: 50th Anniversary of Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

April 5, 2018 in Editorials, Opinion

By Senator Derrick T. Simmons D-Greenville As we celebrate with sorrow, the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I reflect on his legacy […]

Gun safety is about freedom

March 8, 2018 in Opinion

COMMENTARY By Derrick Johnson President and CEO, NAACP Fear at school was something the Little Rock Nine knew all too well. Facing vitriol, racism and merciless violence, the Little Rock […]

An open letter to White House Presidential Board of Advisors Chair Johnny Taylor

March 6, 2018 in Education, Letters To The Editor, Opinion

The Mississippi Link Newswire Dear Mr. Taylor: Congratulations on your appointment as the Chairman of the President’s Board of Advisors for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and […]