By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — President Obama has made his first nomination of an African-American to his cabinet this term, winning accolades
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) — According to the data found in a new report, “The Buying Power of
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The Party of Lincoln has fallen to such a weakened state amongst African Americans that in many inner city precincts in 2012, from Cleveland to New ... Have Black Americans left baseball?
By Keli Goff Contributing Writer (Special from The Root and New America Media) — While the Jackie Robinson biopic 42 has become a certified success, attracting a diverse audience on its way ... What’s the penalty if you don’t buy health insurance?
By Viji Sundaram Contributing Writer SAN FRANCISCO (Special from New America Media) – To buy or pay the penalty? That is the question that will confront many U.S. residents in the coming months, ... White House honors two of Louisiana’s ‘Champions of Change’
By Sam Tabachnik Contributing Writer On April 17, the White House honored two Louisiana community leaders for their commitment to preparing communities for the consequences of climate change. Patrick Barnes ... Black generals, rich in legacy, make history
By Frank J. Phillips Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper) – Two African-American generals made history this year by simultaneously taking charge of major regional commands. ... Controversial chained CPI appears in President’s budget proposal
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer As the prospect of chained CPI remains a part of President Barack Obama’s budget proposal this week, the threat of reduced Social Security benefits has many Louisianians ... Spill trial’s first phase ends as BP concludes its defense
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Last week, BP called its final witnesses in Phase One or the first act of the Gulf spill trial that began in New Orleans on Feb. 25. ... Mossville crisis goes to International Court
By J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Writer “We’ve got a huge problem in this state where people are not protected, we are not secure. Right now we’re just lucky.” These are the words ...
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