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Black leaders celebrate Nelson Mandela’s birthday

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — The Black community joined the world in singing ‘Happy Birthday’ to ailing former South African president

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What Blacks can learn from South Africa

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Nelson Mandela turned 95 years old on Thursday, July 18. He has been hospitalized for more than a month, and

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Millions worldwide join March against Monsanto
By J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Writer Last Saturday in more than 52 countries and 436 cities around the world people came out to protest the industrial giant Monsanto, the ...
An African-American writer finds her roots in Bengal
By Sandip Roy New America Media In 1896, almost a century before Mira Nair’s Mississippi Masala caused a stir by daring to show a romance between a Black man and an Indian ...
Patients teach doctor how to heal at the end of life
By Paul Kleyman Contributing Writer PALO ALTO, Calif. (Special from New America Media)—How does a doctor specializing in saving lives turn into one of the nation’s leading experts—and medical educators—on end-of-life care? ...
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South African billionaire to give away half his money
JOHANNESBURG (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – A South African billionaire says his family will give away half of its money to charity.
Racial tensions high in Jonesboro, Black mayor faces charges
By J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Writer Here we go, again. The theme of Black elected officials facing tremendous racial opposition is almost a cliché today. The events unfolding in Jonesboro, La put the ...
Claimants opt out of proposed BP medical settlement
By Susan Buchanan payday advance norman ok Contributing Writer A medical portion in the proposed, $7.8 billion class-action settlement with BP will satisfy some residents who became ill from the 2010 spill ...
Bob Johnson launches neck tie collection to help fight malaria
By Dorothy Rowley Contributing Writer (Special payday loans san angelo to the NNPA from the Washington Informer) – Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies, has launched a charitable ...
Rev. Jackson wins release of two Americans from Gambia prison
BANJUL, The Gambia (

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