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The Continued Hypocrisy of the N.A.A.C.P.

The Continued Hypocrisy of the N.A.A.C.P.

  By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) There’s a sickness that has inflicted the Black community for the past fifty years that few people want to acknowledge.  This disease has killed more Blacks than any white person wearing a hood; it has killed more Black babies than Planned Parenthood; and has made the Black community […]

Open Letter to President Donald J. Trump from a Black Republican

Open Letter to President Donald J. Trump from a Black Republican

  Raynard Jackson President Trump, King Solomon and I went to breakfast last night and he told me to share this Bible verse with you: Wisdom is the principal thing, therefore get wisdom; and with all thy getting, get understanding (Proverbs 4:7). Wisdom is simply knowledge gained through experience.  Understanding is knowing when and how […]

OP-ED: Doctors that Run “Pill Mills” Deserve the Same Punishment as Crack Dealers

OP-ED: Doctors that Run “Pill Mills” Deserve the Same Punishment as Crack Dealers

    By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Please excuse me for not welling up with empathy for those who are addicted to opioids. Yeah, I know drug addiction is a bad thing, but people make choices and have to live with the consequences. I am old enough to have lived through the crack epidemic […]

The Republican Party and the Hidden Figures on Capitol Hill

The Republican Party and the Hidden Figures on Capitol Hill

. By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) As we prepare to celebrate the beginning of Black History Month this week, the Republican Party continues to show its ineptness in cultivating “real” relationships with the Black community. They continue to hire and highlight Black Democrats at the expense of Black Republicans. There is not one Black […]