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St. Louis protestors condemn white minority rule, modern apartheid

FERGUSON, Mo. (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – White minority rule in South Africa in 1960 resulted in Black youth getting gunned

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Rep. Waters tells Black Press, ‘You have a lot more leverage’ than you’re using

By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) – U. S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), noting that Black businesses are economically “at a critical crossroads”, has

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Black with Ivy league degree equals less able to get job
By Nisa Islam Muhammad Contributing Writer WASHINGTON (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) — In the world of academia and employment, a degree from an Ivy League school like Harvard, ...
Republican budget would shred safety net
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Republican House budget will shred the social safety net designed to protect the most vulnerable citizens, severely cutting programs ranging from ...
Welfare reform garnered a bad name for Black women
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper) — On Aug. 22, 1996, then-U.S. President Bill Clinton signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA), ...
Impact of Roe v. Wade on Black community an ongoing debate
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper) – In 1967, Dr. Dorothy Lavinia Brown, the first African-American woman surgeon in the South and a ...
Counting the victims of police violence
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — As Eric Holder is ending his tenure as U.S. Attorney General, he said, “The troubling reality is that we lack the ability right ...
Report states Blacks at bottom of equality index
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Amidst continued struggles to maintain voting rights, protests to end shootings of unarmed Black males by police and a constant press to lower ...
Nine HBCU students challenge Tennessee’s voter-ID law
More than two years after voting-rights activists launched a nationwide effort to address efforts to undermine the Voting Rights Act, a new movement is under way to protect the voting ...
Growing diversity at Apple a sweet bite for minorities
By Rosemary Eng Contributing Writer CUPERTINO, CA (Special from NorthStar News Today) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson, who has made the rounds in Silicon Valley, smacking high-tech companies on the head for ...

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