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Rauner, Madigan Battle

  By Charles Roughy Staff Writer Rauner, Madigan Battle   llinois lawmakers have been at a stalemate for weeks over a spending plan for the 2016 fiscal year, which begins Wednesday. Illinois will run out of money at midnight if Governor Rauner,  Illinois Speaker of The House Mike Madigan,  and state lawmakers do not pass a new budget. The Republican governor spoke Tuesday about the looming battle ...

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Donald Trump, You’re Fired

By Charles Roughy Staff Writer Donald Trump, You’re Fired  If NBC is so weak and so foolish to not understand the serious illegal-immigration problem in the United States, coupled with the horrendous and unfair trade deals we are making with Mexico, then their contract-violating closure of Miss Universe/Miss USA will be determined in court...” NBC gave Donald Trump the boot, after the  business man known fo ...

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  Donald Trump, You’re Fired   If NBC is so weak and so foolish to not understand the serious illegal-immigration problem in the United States, coupled with the horrendous and unfair trade deals we are making with Mexico, then their contract-violating closure of Miss Universe/Miss USA will be determined in court...”   NBC gave Donald Trump the boot, after the  business man known for  his funn ...

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TO BE EQUAL – One Nation, One Flag

  By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist One Nation, One Flag   “A house divided against itself cannot stand…I do not expect the Union to be dissolved — I do not expect the house to fall — but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other.” – President Abraham Lincoln, House Divided Speech, June 1858 During a South Carolina gubernatorial debate last year, when th ...

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Abusive Lending Practices Target People of Color

by Charlene Crowell NNPA COLUMNIST Each year the many forms and products of predatory lending drain at minimum hundreds of billions of dollars from the nation’s economy and communities across the country. Abusive lending imposes high initial costs and ushers in a host of long-term debt for borrowers and communities. For example, in the subprime mortgage boom, specific abuses added thousands to the price bor ...

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The Many Faces of Rachel Dolezal

By Jose Cassola Special to the NNPA from The Miami Times The Many Faces of Rachel Dolezal     Rachel Dolezal’s 15 minutes of fame isn’t up just yet. Since news first broke last week that the now former head of the Spokane NAACP chapter in Washington portrayed herself as Black — even though she was born white — people have not stopped talking about her. And she has not stopped talking about herself ...

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Lynch’s Installation as AG Overshadowed by Charleston Tragedy

By FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA Columnist Lynch’s Installation as AG Overshadowed by Charleston Tragedy     On the same day that Loretta Lynch was sworn-in as the 83rd attorney general of the United States using a Bible that belonged to Frederick Douglass, nine church members were shot to death as they studied the Bible at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., the oldest A.M.E. chu ...

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Whites Still Live in ‘State of Denial’ on Race

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Whites Still Live in ‘State of Denial’ on Race     Former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley is fond of saying, “Slavery was America’s original sin, and racism remains its unresolved dilemma.” But the unwillingness to face up to the raw racism that led to the murder of nine African Americans attending Bible study at a church in Charleston, S.C. proves that the problem is m ...

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Chicago Celebrates At St. Sabina Block Party Sponsored By Spike Lee

Chicago Celebrates At St. Sabina Block Party Sponsored By Spike Lee   When he graduated from Morehouse in 1979, we presented him with a Director’s chair,” recalled 1981 Morehouse alumni and former Morehouse Student Body President, Rev Tyrone Crider, now Pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Chicago. “How prophetic was that?” Spike Lee had already given his classmates a glimpse of his skills with so ...

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Uncle Remus Saucy Fried Chicken Opens In Bronzeville

Uncle Remus Saucy Fried Chicken Opens In Bronzeville     Despite raining weather, patrons lined up from one end of the store to the other to enjoy the taste of Uncle Remus Saucy Fried Chicken at the grand opening of its new South Side location at 737 E. 47th Street held on Saturday, June 12. West Siders have long enjoyed the southern fried goodness of Uncle Remus, now South Side fans can enjoy thi ...

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