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What’s happened to school desegregation?

By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist May 17 marked the 62nd anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision outlawing so-called

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Building strong children today for a strong nation tomorrow

By Marian Wright Edelman George Curry Media Columnist Pediatricians aren’t usually day-to-day policy makers, but policy decisions affect the work they do every day as

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Medical errors are the cause 250,000 U.S. deaths a year
By Vanessa McMains Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – Medical errors cause more than 250,000 deaths every year in the United States, enough to make them the nation’s third-leading cause of ...
Lupus’ disproportionate impact on women and minorities must be known
(TriceEdneyWire.com) — For far too long, many Americans have remained unaware that more than 1.5 million people, mostly women, are affected by lupus, and that it is the leading cause ...
Lack of sleep can lead to false confessions
By Andy Henion Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — Sleep-deprived people are much more likely to sign false confessions than rested individuals, according to a new study that has important implications ...
African-American men with historically Black names live a year longer
By Andy Henion Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – Black men with historically distinctive Black names such as Elijah and Moses lived a year longer, on average, than other Black men, ...
Russell Simmons repays RushCard holders
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA News Wire Contributing Writer) – Russell Simmons is just starting to regain a little normalcy in his life. He’s back at yoga and the hip-hop and ...
Lack of resources stymies Black entrepreneurs
By Andy Henion Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — What’s holding back African-American entrepreneurs? Centuries-old racial disadvantage not experienced by other minority groups, according to a new study. Only five percent of ...
Ursula Burns will take a new job after Xerox split
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — Ursula Burns, the first African-American woman CEO of a Fortune 500 company, will step down from her job later this year ...
Policy makers headed for Black Political Convention to set ‘the People’s Agenda’
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — As the U. S. presidential and congressional campaigns remain in full throttle, the National Policy Alliance, a coalition of 16,000 Black elected and ...

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