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For a Cuban smuggler, it’s still business as usual

By Louis Nevaer Contributing Writer HAVANA (Special from New America Meida) – Cubana Airlines flight 154 departs Havana at 12:50 a.m., arriving in Cancun, Mexico

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St. Claude Ave. showing promise for economic, community development

By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer Creative enterprise along St. Claude Avenue in New Orleans’ St. Roch community is benefiting for-profit and nonprofit entities alike, while

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CFPB tackles medical debt affecting 43M consumers
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Writer Anyone who has been to an emergency room, out-patient clinic or undergone a series of medical tests knows how it feels to receive confusing bills from providers ...
Blacks are rejoining the labor market
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate rose to 11.1 percent in November, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Depart­ment, because of increasing ...
Did the protest boycott matter to Black Friday retail sales?
By Danielle C. Belton Contributing Writer (Special from The Root and New America Media) – Holiday shopping sales were dramatically down nationwide, but economic analysts aren’t talking about the boycott sparked by ...
Middle class struggles to preserve retirement security
By Pamela Yip Contributing Writer (Special from Dallas Morning News/New America Media) – It’s no secret that retirement security is eroding for many Americans. “Half of today’s working-age households are unlikely to have ...
FCC approves sale of KLJB-TV in Iowa to Marshall Broadcasting
(Special to the NNPA from Los Angeles Wave) – Federal regulators have approved the sale of a FOX TV affiliate in Quad Cities, Iowa to longtime media executive ...
Growing push to stop payday loan debt trap
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Writer In recent weeks a consistent drum beat against predatory lending’s small dollar loans has reached regulators and legislators alike. Broad consensus on the real-life harms caused ...
Multicultural consumers drivers of increased spending this season
New York, NY — Multicultural consumers are expected to drive this year’s increase in holiday spending with African Americans making up the largest percentage of the increase, according to the ...
Nation’s first Black billionaire talks diversity and prosperity
By Zach Rinkins Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Robert L. Johnson is an American success story by any measure. Born in Mississippi and raised in Middle America, Johnson made a name for ...

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