Governments cracking down on fraudulent mortgage practices

By George White Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – City, state and federal agencies have been stepping up efforts to stamp out fraudulent

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Dark money in politics threatens Black interests

By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The explosion of “dark money” spent in the political system in the United States threatens racial

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Criminalizing Black protest – and Black people
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Is #BlackLivesMatter a criminal organization that advocates attacks on and murder of white police officers? That’s the snake-oil pitch the conservative echo chamber ...
Trump’s attack on immigrants of color
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist I want to address this column quite explicitly to African Americans. If you are not African-American, please feel free to read this, however. When you hear ...
The South’s aging voting machines put election integrity at risk
By Sue Sturgis Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – The nation’s voting machines are aging out, and experts are raising concerns about what that could mean for next year’s elections. ...
Racial gap at nursing homes narrows
By Mark Michaud Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today and University of Rochester News Service) – While some disparities remain, the quality of care in nursing homes with more racial and ...
New study says Louisiana’s system of execution is one in ‘disrepair’
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Black Lives Matter has become a rallying cry for thousands of activists across the country for more than a year, heightening a debate over policing in the ...
Wealthy Blacks fare worse than whites after heart attack, says study
(Special from HealthDay News and NorthStar News Today) —Higher-earning Black Americans seem to die sooner after a heart attack than whites, according to researchers who say they’ve uncovered a new ...
La. Weekly reaches milestone, celebrates 90th anniversary
This week The Louisiana Weekly, one of the longest-running and most widely read publications owned and operated by people of color in the Deep South, celebrates its 90th year of ...
Why kidney failure risk is 4x higher for Blacks
According to the National Kidney Foundation, kidney failure has a disproportionate impact on minority populations, especially African Americans. The incidence of kidney failure in African Americans is nearly four times ...

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