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Report: Black women work hard but earn less than most Americans

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles on “The Status of Black Women in the United

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NOPD is slammed over use-of-force incidents

While the NOPD has reduced the number of use-of-force incidents and is working to make more data available to the public, the department, which has

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More questions about City’s statue-removal budget
Several weeks after the completion of the statue-removal project that took down four Confederate-era statues from their public spaces across the city, a new round of questions about the $2.1 ...
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Essence Fest – Beyond the Dome’s main stage
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It’s only natural that the spotlight shines the brightest on the big name stars like Diana Ross, John Legend and Mary J. Blige, who arrive at Essence ...
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The WTC Hotel 20 years too late
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Just shy of 20 years ago, this newspaper featured an article highlighting the “Two Visions” for the restoration of the increasingly decrepit World Trade Center, and its ...
Charter school kept two homeless children out of class for a month because they didn’t have uniforms
By Marta Jewson The Lens The state Department of Education cited Sophie B. Wright Charter School for keeping two homeless students out of class for a month because they didn’t have school ...
City hosts buybacks to get guns off of streets
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer More than 100 guns were collected Saturday, June 17, at the second citywide gun buyback event hosted by District “C” Councilmember Nadine Ramsey.
NRA is blasted for its silence concerning the Philando Castile verdict
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — Late-night talk-show host Trevor Noah lashed out at the National Rifle Association for its deafening silence regarding the acquittal of a ...
Civil rights groups fight to restore ex-felon voting rights
By Sharon Armstrong Contributing Writer Two civil rights groups have joined forces to battle a 2017 trial court ruling that allows the State of Louisiana to deny voting rights to more than ...
The 2017 NNPA “Discover The Unexpected Journalism Fellows (from left-right): Noni Marshall, Alexa Spencer, Darrell Williams, Tiana Hunt, Ayron Lewallen, Taylor Burris, Jordan Fisher and Kelsey Jones. (Photo courtesy of Freddie Allen/NNPA)
NNPA, Chevrolet join forces to provide opportunity to students
[caption id="attachment_25813" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The 2017 NNPA “Discover The Unexpected Journalism Fellows (from left-right): Noni Marshall, Alexa Spencer, Darrell Williams, Tiana Hunt, Ayron Lewallen, Taylor Burris, Jordan Fisher and Kelsey ...

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