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Black doctors earn less income than their white counterparts

By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — African-American physicians earn 15 percent less than white physicians—an average of $262,000 compared to $303,000—according to

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National mortgage servicer sued for errors on 1.4 million mortgages

By Charlene Crowell Contributing Writer (NNPA) — Families who have assembled the necessary financial resources to apply, qualify, and then purchase a home, understandably value

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Report highlights discrimination in housing practices
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer When former North Shore resident Denise Thornton decided to look for a new place to live near New Orleans, she figured it wouldn’t be too hard. She ...
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An under-reported crime — Battling fraudsters by reporting fraud
By Khalil Abdullah Contributing Writer (New America Media) — Rita Gerona-Adkins recalled precisely how she felt when she got that phone call from the IRS demanding immediate payment for taxes due. ...
Job prospects flat for Black workers in March
By Freddie Allen Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — The employment prospects for African Americans showed little improvement in March, according to the Labor Department’s most recent jobs report.
SENIOR CLASS: Life experience enhances back to school
By Deborah Martinez Contributing Writer Second of two articles (Special from KSFR Public Radio/New America Media) — You’re never too old to learn, right?” asks Ronald Weese. Later this year ...
Trump is hiring lobbyists and top ethics official says ‘There’s no transparency’
By Justin Elliott ProPublica President Trump has stocked his administration with a small army of former lobbyists and corporate consultants who are now in the vanguard of the effort to roll back ...
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Industry insiders say minorities should pursue oil jobs
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — There are great opportunities for African Americans and Latinos in the oil, natural gas, and petrochemical industries, according to industry insiders, who ...
Back to school at 50+ for income, family, community
By Deborah Martinez Contributing Writer First of two articles (Special from KSFR Public Radio/New America Media) – While some Americans are slowing down after age 50, Edna Nadel prepares her homework at the ...
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New Orleans remains a hub for up and coming entrepreneurs
[caption id="attachment_25387" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo courtesy of Idea Village[/caption] By David T. Baker Contributing Writer New Orleans-based non-profit The Idea Village, a business development organization that caters to entrepreneurs, hosted its 9th annual ...

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