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Man charged for attempting to firebomb Congressman’s office

(The NorthStar News & Analysis) – The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri has charged Eric King, a 28-year-old Kansas City, Mo., man

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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

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8th Annual Southern obesity summit scheduled for October
By Rosemary Eng Contributing Writer (Special from The NorthStar News & Analysis) — For big problems, like obesity in Ameri­ca, solutions can come in small steps like the “walking school bus.” ...
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 of those who are poor is ...
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 ...
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, ...

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