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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

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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

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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 ...
Will Ferguson be a tipping point for national Black youth voter turnout?
By Khalil Abdullah Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) — Civil rights leaders hope to increase African-American youth voter turnout by citing the police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, ...
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 ...
Ferguson protestors: ‘We will get answers’
By Dr. J. A. Salaam Contributing Writer BERKLEY, MO. (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – Two days after a very heated City Council meeting in nearby Ferguson, Mo., ...
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, ...
Will Ferguson be a tipping point for national Black youth voter turnout?
By Khalil Abdullah Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) — Civil rights leaders hope to increase African-American youth voter turnout by citing the police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, ...
Waiting at the polls: Long lines and the right to vote
By Chris Kromm Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – Every big election year, horror stories surface around the South and the rest of the country of voters having to wait for ...
Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy: Disaster inequality
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Columnist WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Just before Labor Day 2005, the world was stunned as images of Gulf Coast citizens, trudged through chaos and stagnant floodwaters, strewn with the ...

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