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

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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).
FEMA adds $1.5M to housing project funding
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Eighteen months after breaking ground on the redevelopment of ...
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 ...
NOPD unveils plan to keep city safe during Mardi Gras
‘Bourbon Street brawl’ video goes viral Just four days after a video of a violent Bourbon Street brawl went viral and added to anxiety about the safety of the French Quarter ...
"Memory as Medicine," Radcliffe Bailey. Photo: Courtesy of the High Museum of Art
CAC launches guild to honor legacy of John T. Scott
[caption id="attachment_16360" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Memory as Medicine," Radcliffe Bailey. Photo: Courtesy of the High Museum of Art[/caption] New Orleans, LA - The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) has launched a new donor ...
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 ...
111 arrested in ‘Wild, Wild East’ drug roundup
In the wake of a steep hike in shootings and homicides in eastern New Orleans, police have made 111 arrests in a massive drug roundup, FOX 8 News reported ...
Local legislator says there will be hard choices in the upcoming session
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Will they hike cigarette taxes or close SUNO? The Pelican State’s fiscal situation is so bad that the House Speaker Pro Tem Walt Leger III believes there ...

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