Mitigation banks multiply as the state’s coast shrinks

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer In Lafourche Parish, nearly 600 acres where cows once grazed near Raceland are now cypress swamp and bottomland hardwood forest

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NAACP, CBC lament high rate of Black unemployment

By James Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer) — While the nation appears to be in an economic recovery, leaders

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Two groups announce plan to boost spending among Blacks
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The U.S. Black Chambers (USBC) and the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators, and Developers (NABHOOD) are formally partnering to make ...
PUSH expanding commitment to pursue diversity among tech firms
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) – The Rainbow PUSH Coalition concluded its 43rd annual conference in Chicago by stating it plans to continue its ...
Blacks unemployment, the lowest it has been in six years
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate hit a six-year low in June, dipping below 11 percent for the first time since August 2008.
Color Of Change tells members of Congressional Black Caucus to stop lobbying against net neutrality
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from — Color Of Change, an Internet-based civil rights organization, has launched a campaign to persuade10 members of ...
Black unemployment falls for second consecutive month
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) – For the second month in a row, the nation’s Black unemployment rate decreased, according to the Labor Department ...
Urban planner turned entrepreneur receives McDonald’s 365 Black Award
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer “By the time I began my career as a McDonald’s franchisee in New Orleans, I had become completely enraptured with the city,” says Florida native, Henry Coaxum, ...
Eyesores remain on New Orleans’ list of fixed-up properties
By Charles Maldonado The Lens No one would claim that the 9400 block of Colapissa Street in Hollygrove has fully recovered from Hurricane Katrina and the flood caused by the collapse of ...
JPMorgan Chase charged with making predatory loans to Black homeowners
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from The NorthStar News & Analysis) — JPMorgan Chase & Co., the world’s largest bank based on assets, stuck Black homeowners with predatory, or high-interest ...

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