Black Institute urges CBC to speak out on immigration reform

By Tony Best Contributing Writer Special to the NNPA from the New York Carib News) — As immigration reform remains stalled on Capitol Hill, New

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Environmental racism: ‘New frontline’ of human rights

By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Environmental justice activists are calling attention to

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Black Women’s history collection unavailable through March 9
By Zenitha Price Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — The National Archives for Black Women’s History collection will be relocated from the Mary ...
Black women are still penalized for race and gender
By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlawed race- and gender-based discrimination. Now, 50 years later, Black women still suffer under the double-whammy of race ...
Statue to be erected in honor of Maggie Walker — Black woman bank founder
By Jeremy M. Lazarus Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press) — Maggie L. Walker, Richmond’s most celebrated woman, is going to be put on ...
Black Americans in the Revolutionary War: – Taking sides for freedom, Part I
By George J. Bryjak Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Milwaukee Courier) – Black Americans have a long and distinguished history of military service.
‘Photography and the Civil War’ on display at NOMA
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The New Orleans Museum of Art recently unveiled “Photography and the American Civil War,” a touring exhibition of over 200 Civil War photographs on display ...
STEM education gap threatens American economic success
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – At a time when 6.7 percent unemployment (or, 11.9 percent among African Americans) is an improvement, the STEM sector still has more available ...
Black unemployment rises to 12.1 percent
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate increased from 11.9 percent in December to 12.1 percent in January, according the Department of Labor’s latest monthly report.
The ignored PTSD crisis: Americans wounded in their own neighborhoods
By Lois Beckett ProPublica Chicago’s Cook County Hospital has one of the busiest trauma centers in the nation, treating about 2,000 patients a year for gunshots, stabbings and other violent injuries. So when ...

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