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North Carolina Tea Party directs film industry back to NOLA

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Republican legislators in North Carolina adjourned their 2014 session without renewing the Tar Heel state’s generous tax incentives for film

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Lodges to be built for Tuscaloosa Marine Shale workers as hotels fill

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Companies use on-site trailers to house workers engaged in fracking the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale deposit, and they’ve rented blocks of

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Federal monitor report critical of NOPD’s‘use of force’ documentation
The latest report on implementation of the NOPD consent decree issued by the federal monitor said that the police department needs to do a better job getting video of events ...
Emergency preparedness plans marginalize Blacks
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – This September marks the 10th anniversary for National Preparedness Month. And when it comes to emergency situations, Black communities tend to be among ...
Beyond Ferguson: Time for young Black leaders
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – During a rousing, standing-room only town hall discussion dedicated to the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and police killings of ...
Homeless ordinance faces Constitutional questions
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer One month after a large-scale removal of groups of homeless people from a Claiborne Avenue encampment, legal experts have raised constitutional concerns about an ordinance regarding ...
More students aspire to attend college, ACT study finds
American College Testing Inc., which offers college admissions assessments for high school students through standardized tests, says a new study finds interest in higher education to be increasing among high ...
Ferguson protesters victimized by tactics that protect and serve police
By Ishmael Sistrunk Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American) — In the world of sports, big, strong black Americans are cheered, celebrated and worshipped. GMs, scouts and ...
National Baptist Convention USA, Inc. to choose its next president in New Orleans
The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. will convene in New Orleans for the 134th Annual Session, September 1-5. The four day event, with more than 18,000 attendees, will feature sessions ...
Circle Food Store continues fight to qualify to participate in the WIC assistance program
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Nine months after reopening the doors of the Circle Food Store—after an eight-year battle to resurrect the iconic retailer—owner Dwayne Boudreaux is embroiled in another fight to ...

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