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Southern University System approves SUNO nursing program

The Southern University System Board of Supervisors has approved Southern University at New Orleans’ Letter of Intent to develop a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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Techonomy: Dealing with race and the new economy

By C. Kelly Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Citizen) – Technology is fundamentally changing the world in which we live. Just

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Civil Service staff urges 20 percent jump in cop pay
By Sam Tabachnik The Lens After seven years without an across-the-board raise, New Orleans police officers should be accorded a 20 percent pay hike phased in over ...
Educational initiative hopes to jumpstart workforce
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer A group of education administrators, politicians, and business leaders gathered for a luncheon and dialogue at the top of Canal Place agreed on one thing: kids ...
The high cost of child poverty in America
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist Just released U.S. Census Bureau data reveal 45.3 million people were poor in America in 2013. One in three of those who are poor is ...
Wages up for Black men, down for Black women
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black-white income gap narrowed in 2013 with Black men who worked full-time, year-round experiencing the greatest gain in earnings among all adult ...
Wages up for Black men, down for Black women
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black-white income gap narrowed in 2013 with Black men who worked full-time, year-round experiencing the greatest gain in earnings among all adult ...
Techonomy: Dealing with race and the new economy
By C. Kelly Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Citizen) – Technology is fundamentally changing the world in which we live. Just as the 1880s Industrial Revolution transformed ...
Companies ‘steal’ billions from low-income workers
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Em­ployers pickpocket billions of dollars from low-wage workers, a crime that disproportionately hurts Blacks and often goes underreported, according to a recent ...
The August jobs report was mixed for African Americans
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from The NorthStar News & Analysis) — The overall seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for African Americans in August was 11.4 percent, the same as July, ...

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