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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

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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

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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, ...
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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