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Black students hit hard by for-profit college debt

By Charlene Crowell Contributing Writer Mounting student debt is a nagging problem for most families these days. As the cost of higher education rises, borrowing

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Essence magazine, once again, Black-owned after purchase

By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — In a deal that reestablishes Essence magazine as a totally, Black and independently-owned entity, Sundial Brands

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U.S. Senator-elect Doug Jones hires a Black Chief of Staff
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNewsToday.com) — U.S. Senator-elect Doug Jones of Alabama last week hired Dana Gresham, an African-American Washington, D.C. insider, as his chief of staff. Jones, who ...
Lawmakers plot with payday lenders to stop the debt trap
By Charlene Crowell Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — The phrase, “It ain’t over until it’s over” was first made famous by the late New York Yankees pitcher, Yogi Berra. It was one of ...
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Study: Blacks work jobs at high risk of automation
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — Black men and women consistently suffer the highest unemployment rates compared to other racial and ethnic groups, and it’s about to ...
$2B in wages stolen from workers by employers
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — Federal and state agencies have recovered $2 billion stolen from workers by employers in 2015 and 2016 through wage theft, and ...
Customers are told to apply for the money they are owed by Western Union before February 12, 2018.
Western Union to pay $586 million to cheated customers
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today) — The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Justice Department have reached an agreement with Western Union, the world’s largest money-transfer ...
La. has the distinction of being the worst-run state in the U.S., report says
With the title of being the world’s “prison capital” in its back pocket, a reputation for being a haven for underperforming public schools, sexually transmitted diseases, illiteracy and poverty, the ...
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Delta Queen faces U.S. House fight to return to service
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Designated one of the eleven most endangered historic places by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Delta Queen sits rotting on a dock in Houma, La.
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Shop where the locals shop this holiday season
[caption id="attachment_27224" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo courtesy of Harley London (www.harleylondonusa.com)[/caption] By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer There’s a reality in New Orleans: When tourists come to town, many want to “eat where the locals ...

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