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Former U.S. sailor rocks boat with federal lawsuit

By Aatif Ali Bokhari Contributing Writer (Special from Muslim Observer and New America Media) — Being a U.S. sailor allowed Jonathan Berts a chance to

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Civil rights leaders upset over non-voting rights act hearing

By James Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), chairman of the

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CEO spurs discussions on race
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz knew that he was wading into unchartered territory when he decided to launch a series of discussions with his employees about race. USA Today reported that the ...
Stingray technology, New crime-fighting tool secretly monitors cell phones
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist The American public faces yet another threat to our privacy in the form of a cell phone tracking device commonly referred to in law enforcement circles ...
Rape and the myth of ‘the strong Black woman’
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent Editor’s Note: A woman gets raped every 2 minutes in the United States. According to the U.S. Justice Department, nearly one of every five Black ...
The death of a Black nursing home
By Wallace Roberts Contributing Writer Part 1 PITTSBURGH, Penn. (Special from The Crisis/New America Media) – Elaine Carrington moved into the Lemington Home for the Aged in Pittsburgh in November 2004. She ...
Jerome Murdough, a mentally ill, homeless former Marine died in a Rikers Island jail cell that multiple city officials say was at least 100 degrees when his body was discovered.
American death camps: Inmates are dying inside U.S. prisons and virtually no one is held accountable
By Richard B. Muhammad & Saeed Shabazz Contributing Writers (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – Darryl Rainey, 50, had one month remaining on his two-year sentence for cocaine possession ...
Income inequality rises in all 50 states
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Income inequality is rising and it affects workers in every state, according to a new report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI).
Blacks urged to ramp up involvement in Internet issues
By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief NASSAU, Bahamas (NNPA) – Blacks need to become more involved in what might appear to be arcane debates over “net neutrality – having an open Internet ...
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Criminal justice system overhaul needed, say analysts and activists
By Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – In 2014 Black America’s suffering increased at the hands of angry white men in black and blue, who ...

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