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Techonomy: Dealing with race and the new economy

By C. Kelly Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Citizen) – Technology is fundamentally changing the world in which we live. Just

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Policing the Police: Numbers of ‘suspect’ killings spur cries for police reforms

By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — The shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by

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The boomerang generation
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist One of the most interesting findings of the data recently released by the Census Bureau is that so many recent college graduates live with their parents. ...
The CBC – Then and now
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Too often people who have experienced and endured long term oppression and suffering take for granted some of the socioeconomic and political indicators of ...
Man charged for attempting to firebomb Congressman’s office
(The NorthStar News & Analysis) – The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri has charged Eric King, a 28-year-old Kansas City, Mo., man with ...
CBC joins Black churches for ‘Freedom Sunday’ campaign
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — If the Democrats lose the United States Senate and more seats in the House of Representatives in the upcoming midterm elections, Marcia Fudge, ...
8th Annual Southern obesity summit scheduled for October
By Rosemary Eng Contributing Writer (Special from The NorthStar News & Analysis) — For big problems, like obesity in Ameri­ca, solutions can come in small steps like the “walking school bus.” ...
The high cost of child poverty in America
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist Just released U.S. Census Bureau data reveal 45.3 million people were poor in America in 2013. One in three of those who are poor is ...
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announces his resignation
Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration’s legal fight against terrorism and pushed to make the criminal justice system more even-handed, is resigning after six ...
Wages up for Black men, down for Black women
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black-white income gap narrowed in 2013 with Black men who worked full-time, year-round experiencing the greatest gain in earnings among all adult ...

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