CIA turns to HBCUs to help diversify the agency

By George E. Curry Contributing Writer WASHINGTON (Special from George Curry Media) — After commissioning a report highly critical of the Central Intelligence Agency’s efforts

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Fed’s hiring practices are void of diversity

By James Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — U.S. Representative Maxine Waters recently took the

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Blacks and poor want EPA to address environmental racism
By Heather Kathryn Ross Contributing Writer TALLASSEE, Ala. (Special from Earth Justice to George Curry Media) — The first thing you notice is the vultures, says Ronald Smith. They roost everywhere in ...
Social Security: No COLA in 2016
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – The Social Security Administration has announced there will be no automatic cost of living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security beneficiaries next ...
Russell Simmons speaks out on the RushCard glitch
By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Contributing Writer Russell Simmons hasn’t slept much since news broke in mid-October that users of his RushCard couldn’t access their own money and were locked out of ...
Banks caught redlining Black communities
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Writer The old adage, “the more things change, the more they stay the same” seems somehow an apt description for what a growing number of communities are suffering: ...
Firefighters reach another settlement with city for back pay
By Charles Maldonado The Lens For the second time this year, the city’s firefighters union announced Monday that it had reached a deal with Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s administration that will allow firefighters ...
U.S. lawmakers call for more oversight of workers’ comp
By Michael Grabell ProPublica and Howard Berks, NPR Ten prominent Democratic lawmakers, including presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, are urging the U.S. secretary of labor to come up with a plan to ...
Details of BP settlement show oil spill caused trillions of marine wildlife deaths
By Bob Marshall The Lens When news broke this month that oil giant BP had agreed to pay $20.8 billion in fines for its Deepwater Horizon disaster, the figure seemed huge.
Black executive Brett Hart is now piloting United Airlines
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – United Continental Holdings, Inc., parent company of United Airlines, has named Brett J. Hart United’s interim CEO, replacing Oscar Munoz who ...

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