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,

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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

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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 ...
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 ...
These undated photos provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Jerad and Amanda Miller. Investigators are looking into whether Miller and his wife Amanda, who shot and killed two Las Vegas police officers, had been at Cliven Bundy’s Nevada ranch during a standoff last year, police said, June 9. Assistant Sheriff Kevin McMahill said Jerad Miller and his wife, Amanda, had ideology that was along the lines of ‘militia and white supremacists’ and that law enforcement was the ‘oppressor.’
America’s domestic terrorists? Who are they?
By Ashahed M. Muhammad and Nisa Islam Muhammad Contributing Writers (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – There is a very real threat to law enforcement officers in America, however, ...
Lawmakers seek to enshrine ‘right to vote’ in Constitution
(Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American News-paper) – Civil rights leaders and groups are hailing legislation introduced by U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-Wisc.) and Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) ...
Report finds ‘staggering inequality’ of incomes once decried by MLK
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Infor­mation Network) — Income inequality, one of the issues that so troubled the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., is again front ...
MLK Day becomes Robert E. Lee Day in three Deep South states
As millions in the U.S. and global community gathered last week to honor the legacy, sacrifices and accomplishments of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., others came together to ...

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