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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

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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

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Lincoln Motor Co. teams with Black Greek-letter groups to help communities
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) – To continue in its efforts to give back to local communities, the Lincoln Motor Company has teamed with ...
Jesse Jackson will expand Silicon Valley initiative to other sectors
By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief (NNPA) – After he completes his campaign for more diversity in Silicon Valley, the Rev. Jesse Jackson plans to expand the pressure on technology companies in ...
Five things you should know about getting approved for a business loan
By Cary P. Yates Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times) — Myths and misconceptions about the reason banks decline loans and the rate at which this happens are ...
U.S. proposed wind farm riles owners of ‘Ancestral Lands’
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) — A proposed U.S. wind farm in Kenya must first overcome objections by farmer David Kinyanjui who says the ...
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Shocking report declares 77 million Americans in debt
By Ashley Montgomery Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Miami Times) — It is no secret that Americans have some serious issues when it comes to debt. A recent report ...
Black women-owned businesses are up by 258 percent
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — From the rubble of the Great Recession, women business owners are emerging victorious with record growth and economic impact. Even so, women ...
Blacks in the South, Midwest hurt most by jobless cuts
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — When cash-strapped states in the South and Midwest slashed unemployment benefits after the Great Recession, claiming it was an effort to save ...
University pres gives up portion of his salary to fund pay raises
The interim president of Kentucky State University, Raymond Burse has reportedly donated a portion of his salary to increase the minimum wage of hourly workers at the school of higher ...

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