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
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
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 ... Two Mississippi sisters press the fight for voting rights
By Brentin Mock ProPublica Georgetown University history professor Michael Kazin is seated among the students for his class, “U.S. in the 1960s.” He has surrendered his stage today to Dorie Ladner, ... New Baptist Convention president sees a ‘renaissance’ on the horizon
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) – If the Rev. Dr. Jerry Young, the new president of the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc., has his way, things will change in ...
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