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Credit arbitration clauses favor corporations over consumer

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Although arbitration is often associated with labor unions, millions of consumers are also affected by it and don’t even know

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Black Media is shortchanged by Corporate America

By Cynthia E. Griffin Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly) – While most people who think about Black media consider its historic

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Viking delays river cruises on Mississippi despite Jindal claims
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Louisiana’s governor received a black eye in the international media last month, one which garnered few comments locally. Jindal boasted that he had brought the famed Viking ...
Economic recovery eludes Black workers
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — The slow-moving, uneven economic recovery continues to elude Black workers and some economists predict that even with a falling unemployment rate, at the ...
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Black women face challenges in building wealth
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Black women are the only group that has not recovered the jobs they lost in the recession. Five years into national recovery, the ...
The push to abolish predatory lending
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist In the aftermath of a letter signed by 500 consumer advocates from all 50 states, an unprecedented push for reining in abusive small-dollar, high-cost loans has engaged ...
Broader hiring practices for ex-offenders receive bipartisan support
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As the economy recovers and violent crime hits 30-year lows, lawmakers continue to trade in their tough on crime rhetoric for smarter measures, ...
Theatre produces tax dollars, argues Southern Rep. director
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Though it has received little media attention since the Jindal Administration announced that they would be on the proverbial chopping block, defending the continued existence of the ...
Record number of former workers without benefits
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – With no federal unemployment insurance and rapidly disappearing state coverage, the percentage of people benefiting from unemployment insurance is at its lowest ...
Increased Black home ownership would slice wealth gap
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Researchers studying the affects of public policy on the racial wealth gap estimated that the median wealth of Black households would rise ...

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