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Consumer complaints pay off in $1.6 billion relief

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Financial stress can feel like a lonely struggle. But according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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Telemarketing scam team that targeted Spanish speakers banned by FTC

By George White Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) — The defendants in a scheme that targeted Spanish-speaking consumers have been banned from telemarketing

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New Orleans cited as being favorable towards Black businesses
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer A new study lists New Orleans as one of the best places in the country for Black entrepreneurs to grow and manage their businesses, with experts ...
General Motors Vice President Global Design Ed Welburn (left) receives the 2015 Black Engineer of the Year award from GM Board of Directors member Errol Davis (center) and GM Executive Vice President Global Product Development Mark Reuss at the BEYA Conference Black Engineer of the Year Gala, Saturday, February 7, in Washington, DC.  Photo by Tony Powell for General Motors
You can thank Edward for that car…
By Khari Arnold Contributing Writer WASHINGTON (Special to NNPA from Howard University News Service) – If you love the sexy, sleekness of the Chevrolet Corvette, the elegance and luxury of the ...
HUD chief seeks broadband access for the poor
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Julián Castro, the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, wants to provide broadband access to public housing residents in an ...
Gentrification good for some Black-owned businesses
By Sarafina M. Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Howard University News Service) — It is a busy time for Lee’s Flower and Card Shop. ...
Free municipal broadband at stake
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, one of the few positive developments which occurred was that the city of New Orleans was able to offer free ...
Studies disagree on whether immigration hurts Blacks
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Could a new report arguing that the United States has accepted two new immigrants for each additional job created since 2000 affect support amongst African Ameri­cans ...
Black unemployment dips to 10.3 percent
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate fell slightly from 10.4 percent in December to 10.3 percent in January and is still on track to hit ...
TMS fracking slows as operators watch oil prices
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer When crude oil prices sank this winter, companies scaled back fracking plans in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale deposit, running from central and southeast Louisiana into Mississippi. Exploration ...

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