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Urban League releases ‘Main Street Marshall Plan’ saying the State of Black America is ‘locked out’

By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Declaring that the state of Black America is “locked out” of economic, social and educational equality, National

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Trump and the spectacle of lying

By Lee A. Daniels George Curry Media Columnist During his march to the Republican Party nomination, Donald Trump has repeatedly demanded that for the time

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Study: Blacks receive less medication for pain
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – My mother, Ruth Belle Lowe, would soon die from cancer. I stayed in her hospital room in Tacoma, Washington, my family’s hometown. She ...
Caregivers face crushing demands, but help isn’t far
By Hanah Cho Contributing Writer (Special from Dallas Morning News/New America Media) – For the past five years, Jan Draper has rarely left the side of her husband, Gary, who has Alzheimer’s ...
Who owns that trademark? Names behind some words may surprise you
By Eric Easter Contributing Writer (Special from Urban News Service) – When he died, the rock star, Prince, left not only a vault containing a treasure trove of music and videos. He ...
African-American men returned to the job market in April
By Freddie Allen Contributing Writer (NNPA News Wire National News) – The Black unemployment rate ticked down from 8.9 percent in March to 8.8 percent in April and Black men showed gains ...
High jobless rate for Black college graduates
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – For too many Black college graduates, it’s congratulations for a job well done and welcome to the unemployment line because ...
West Point correct not to punish
By Kim M. Keenan George Curry Media Guest Columnist I remember the first time I saw a Black raised fist. I was watching the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City and two ...
Tubman’s face on the $20 bill is priceless
By Walter Rhett NNPA News Wire Contributor President Obama said in his recent remarks that Harriet Tubman would likely greet the news she was on the $20 with little fanfare. ...
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Ignoring the mandatory draft registration damages the future of thousands
By Jeremy Lazarus Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press) — Register for Selective Service. Otherwise, you could ruin your life. Jacquel Parker wishes ...

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