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NNPA President envisions Black Press as ‘mainstream’

By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Civil rights leader Benjamin Chavis, now president of the National Newspaper Publishers Assoc­iation, says he envisions Black

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Black leaders skeptical of GOP’s Black outreach campaigns

By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Black leaders and political analysts range from

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Civil rights groups rally voters for Nov. 4 elections
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As voters prepare to cast ballots in the first federal general election since the United States Supreme Court shredded a key provision ...
Blacks more active on certain social media sites
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – While Black and white people have similar rates of Internet use, Black people are slightly more plugged in to certain social media ...
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Racism, Repression and Resistance
By Richard B. Muhammad Contributing Writer The passion, emerging power of Black youth fuel demands for justice ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – A moment borne out ...
Malala influences a generation
By Joli Eubanks Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News) – Oct. 10, 2014, Malala Yousafzai was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts against the ...
Racial disparities in early childhood education hurts U.S.
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Though the nation increasingly recognizes the importance of early childhood education, young African Americans and other children of color continue to trail ...
Black voters still focused on ‘bread and butter’ issues
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Despite outrage over killings by police, concern about Ebola, and U.S. troops now fighting ISIS in the Middle East, it appears that so-called “bread and butter issues” – ...
The South needs to build an ‘infrastructure of opportunity’ for its youth
By Alyson Zandt Contributing Writer (Special from MDC and Facing South) – A young person born at the bottom of the income ladder in the South is less likely to move ...
Ferguson October in full swing as thousands March for Justice
By Kenya Vaughn Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from The St. Louis American) - “People have been saying that this generation is dead and useless – and that ...

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