By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the AFRO) – A Republican-sponsored “fix” for Obamacare would do more harm than good, an
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Several new studies confirm what most people have suspected all along: No group is harmed more
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) – President Barack Obama appears to be finally making good on a long-standing promise that he made to Black leaders the evening before his first ... Small business owner optimism hits highest level in five years
(Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer) – Small-business owners are the most optimistic they have been in five years, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, ... Suffering in silence…
Suffering in silence… The stigma associated with mental illness, mistrust of the healthcare system, and fear of ‘putting my business in the street’ are some of the factors preventing Black Americans ... Will new teaching standards lift achievement levels for minorities?
By George White Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: Louisiana and 44 other states this year are beginning to implement the new Common Core States Standards for instruction of English-language arts and math. The ... Some ‘government workers’ earning private-sector CEO wages
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The CEOs of some private firms that have taken over government functions are earning as much as $8 million a year, according to ... Obama appoints Morial to advisory council
President Obama announced last week the appointment of 15 individuals to his Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans, including former New Orleans mayor Marc H. Morial. Black leaders reveal recurring issues in conversation with President
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Issues on the agenda of a White House meeting between national Black leaders and President Barack Obama last week indicate not much ... Black History Month hashtag viewed as disgraceful
By Brelaun Douglas Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Search this hashtag: #FirstN*ggaTo- on one of the popular media sites such as Instagram or Twitter and be prepared for a Black History Month shock. Posts ...
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