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Racism, Repression and Resistance

By Richard B. Muhammad Contributing Writer The passion, emerging power of Black youth fuel demands for justice ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Special to the NNPA from

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Malala influences a generation

By Joli Eubanks Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News) – Oct. 10, 2014, Malala Yousafzai was awarded a Nobel

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Racial disparities in early childhood education hurts U.S.
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Though the nation increasingly recognizes the importance of early childhood education, young African Americans and other children of color continue to trail ...
Black voters still focused on ‘bread and butter’ issues
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Despite outrage over killings by police, concern about Ebola, and U.S. troops now fighting ISIS in the Middle East, it appears that so-called “bread and butter issues” – ...
The South needs to build an ‘infrastructure of opportunity’ for its youth
By Alyson Zandt Contributing Writer (Special from MDC and Facing South) – A young person born at the bottom of the income ladder in the South is less likely to move ...
Ferguson October in full swing as thousands March for Justice
By Kenya Vaughn Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from The St. Louis American) - “People have been saying that this generation is dead and useless – and that ...
Black women challenge NFL on domestic violence
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Columnist WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As the National Football League continues to grapple with its policies on domestic violence and sexual assault, Black women have stepped forward to ...
N.O. public schools accused of allegedly violating federal law
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer As a parent, you do not have to provide your child’s social security number to enroll in public school. However, a recent survey by the Southern Poverty ...
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‘Youth of Color ’ voting still critical in competitive political races
By Khalil Abdullah Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – Youth voter turnout in North Carolina, including a sizeable segment of ethnic voters, will play a critical role in determining whether ...
Black females lack leadership opportunities
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – While Black girls posses high levels of leadership qualities, they receive the least opportunity to fill these roles throughout their lives, a ...

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