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International News

It's easy to be anxious about the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. After all, this is a brutal organization...
GAZA and Palestine

By Leila Diab Freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives to recapture their homeland, secure their families and friends from the reins of terror and the...

By Leila Diab The universal strength and staunch resolute of women from all four corners of the world and beyond have for decades mirrored their...
Mandela Statue South Africae

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief PRETORIA, South Africa – Nearly a month after his death, there is a bitter struggle to define – and, in...
Marc Moria

By Marc H. Morial, President and CEO? National Urban League     "Our victory in defeating apartheid was your victory too. We know that our pride in regaining our...
Mandela & Imam W.D.M.

By Imam Vernon M. Fareed    “Africa has made Islam its own, from the very beginning when the African Christian King Negus and Abyssinia gave...
End US Embargo of Cuba

Special to the NNPA from The Chicago Defender In an overwhelming UN vote, 188 countries have called on the U.S. to lift its 53-year trade...
Maurice Bishop

  By Barrington M. Salmon? Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer Don Rojas didn’t know that when he accepted Maurice Bishop’s offer to become his...
turkish masjid in midrand south africa

By Sia Safiyyah Muhammad   It’s been four years since my last journey to South Africa.  I look at it as a journey instead of a...
Aqiqah and family in South Africa.

By Sia Safiyah Muhammad Some may remember that I traveled to South Africa three years ago to as my sister, Ruqayyah, was bringing new life into the world...

Politics

By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. CHICAGO, Ill. – President Trump is pushing alternative facts again and chasing mil- lions and millions of ghosts....
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