Strip mines, pollution and de-foresting linked to Ebola’s deadly spread

(Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News) – Pits in the ground from mining, forests stripped of trees and water poisoned by

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Record number of Black nominees for state and federal offices in the mid-term elections

By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from The NorthStar News & Analysis) – A record number of African Americans are nominees for federal and

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Prophetic tweets predict crisis in protest movement
By Chris King Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American) – Saturday, September 27, was a chaotic day in the Ferguson protest movement, marked by internal conflict and ...
Holder resignation catches civil rights leaders off guard
By Hazel Trice-Edney Contributing Writer ( – When the news broke that Attorney General Eric Holder had decided to resign from his seat after six years, civil rights leaders were in the ...
First Black White House Secret Service agent believes Pres. Obama is in danger
By Burney Simpson Contributing Writer (Special from Blackmans-street.Today and The NorthStar News & Analysis) – The first black man assigned to the U.S. Secret Service White House detail is speaking out about ...
Black Agenda must be economics says billionaire Peebles
By Burney Simpson Contributing Writer (Special from The NorthStar News & Analysis) – America and African Americans would be better off focusing on economics and jobs rather than the killing ...
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 as the 1880s Industrial Revolution transformed ...
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 a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., and ...
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 ...

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