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Trump Can Win the White House, If the GOP Embraces Black Voters

Trump Can Win the White House, If the GOP Embraces Black Voters

On Saturday, September 10, I had the pleasure of being one of the featured speakers for the inaugural Liberty Farm Festival hosted by my good friend Martha Boneta. It was the last gathering of the who’s who of Virginia politics before this year’s presidential election. Donald Trump’s vice presidential running mate, Indiana’s Governor Mike Pence, […]

It’s Time for the GOP to Put Veteran Black Republicans Back in the Game

It’s Time for the GOP to Put Veteran Black Republicans Back in the Game

Imagine the Chicago Bulls of the NBA during the early Michael Jordan years. He was their top draft pick in the 1984 NBA draft. Jordan’s early years were filled with many, lows before he experienced the joys of winning six NBA championships. During the Bulls’ down years, can you imagine Jordan’s first two coaches, Kevin […]

Why are Black Democrats More Popular in the GOP than Black Republicans?

Why are Black Democrats More Popular in the GOP than Black Republicans?

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) If Black Republicans ever want to be taken seriously by the Black community, they have to stop accepting the silly ultimatum being offered by the Republican Party. Some in the party think Blacks have to choose between their community and the GOP. The proper thing to do is to […]

After the Justice Department’s Report, Where are the Calls for Baltimore’s Mayor to Resign?

After the Justice Department’s Report, Where are the Calls for Baltimore’s Mayor to Resign?

Did the NABJ and NAHJ Just Pimp Their Members Out to the Democrats?

Did the NABJ and NAHJ Just Pimp Their Members Out to the Democrats?

When the leaves start falling, we know autumn is around the corner. When the snow begins to fall on the east coast, we know that Thanksgiving and Christmas can’t be far behind. When Hillary Clinton opens her mouth, we know she is lying and after the party conventions, we know the season of buffoonery is […]

A Tale of Two Conventions

A Tale of Two Conventions

Why ESPN is the Republican Party of Sports Televsion

Why ESPN is the Republican Party of Sports Televsion

By Raynard Jackson  (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Editors’ note: Something in here to irritate almost everyone :-), but Raynard makes his point. I am quite fond of saying about Republicans when it comes to Blacks, “Even when they try to do the right thing, they do it the wrong way.” In a similar manner, ESPN […]

This Is Why Republicans Continue to Lose the Black Vote

This Is Why Republicans Continue to Lose the Black Vote

Homosexuality Is the New Black

Homosexuality Is the New Black

Republicans Continue to Pay Lip Service to Blacks

Republicans Continue to Pay Lip Service to Blacks

By Raynard Jackson, NNPA News Wire Columnist, April 4, 2016   Editor’s note: In response to our question as to whether the same problem exists with the Democrats,  Mr. Jackson replied: “I agree with you that the Dems do the same thing…But I have first hand knowledge and experience on the Repub side…But I have written in the past […]