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Racism and stress are killing Black women, say experts

By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGNTON (NNPA) – Racism and gender-bias is killing Black women – literally, according to scholars and health care advocates.

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Overwhelming number of white people approve of police striking people

By Terry Shropshire Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Atlanta Daily World) – Many urbanites probably wonder why instances of police brutality and

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Maya Angelou is the face of the newest Forever stamp
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Less than a year after her death, Maya Angelou has been further immortalized on a U.S. Postal Service commemorative Forever ...
Jury awards $8M to family of Black man who died after altercation with deputies
By Corey Arvin Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from BlackVoiceNews) – A Long Beach jury has awarded $8 million to the family of Daren Dwaine Burley, a 29-year-old father who died ...
Blacks are missing out on ‘Obamacare’ savings
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Even as healthcare costs continue to cause concerns for the poor, nearly 40 percent African Ameri­cans and about half of Whites didn’t ...
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Police shot to death 115 people in March, most of them were Black men
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from NorthStar-NewsToday.com) — If Murder Inc. was still operating, the nation’s police would be their top competitor. Murder Inc., which ...
Scott murder indicative of ‘culture of abuse’
By Barney Blakeney Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Charleston Chronicle) — North Charleston Branch NAACP President Ed Bryant said Thursday the April 4 shooting death of 50-year-old Walter Scott ...
Putting the face of Rosa Parks on the $20 bill is becoming increasingly popular.
Internet voters want either Rosa Parks or Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill
(Special from NorthStar News Today) — Two iconic Black women, Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman, are among four finalists who are in line as possible replacements for President And­rew Jackson’s ...
Black businesses help reduce Black youth crime
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – One of the most powerful agents in curtailing Black youth crime in major cities is the presence of Black business owners, according to Karen Parker, professor of ...
Andrew Young, Jr., former ambassador, civil rights activist, and mayor of Atlanta, spoke to the members of Sacramento’s IndiviZible on March 25 in Oak Park. Young was a close associate of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Observer Photo by Robert Maryland)
Andrew Young shares his thoughts and Civil Rights experiences
OAK PARK — Civil rights icon Andrew Jackson Young Jr. has experienced and accomplished many, many things in his lifetime. While he was a close confidant of Dr. Martin Luther ...

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