Black men show little signs of progress in 40 years

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Black men are no better off than they were more than 40 years ago, due to

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Jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies two days after turning 103

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Lionel Ferbos, who began playing music at the age of 16, enjoyed not only a long life but a happy

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16-year-old African American female rape victim who identifies herself as Jada during a press conference.
Disturbing viral rape of teenager spreads like wildfire
By Jeffery L. Boney Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from Houston Forward Times) — According to researchers, the most common form of Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault (DFSA) is alcohol-related, with ...
Ferries for Gretna: Connecting NOLa by water
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer To stand at Circular Quay in Sydney is to have the choice to board a variety of pedestrian ferries that can take one to multiple tourist locations ...
The Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Co. in Heze City, China Photo courtesy of Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Co
Cheap gas spurs Chinese chemical firm to locate in St. James
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer In the biggest, direct Chinese investment in Louisiana, Yuhuang Chemical Inc., a subsidiary of Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Co. in Heze City, said this month it will ...
Tobacco use target of surveys
By Valencia Mohammed Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper) — The U.S. Census Bureau is currently collecting data about tobacco use as a voluntary supplement to its ...
New interest in the Youth PROMISE Act spearheaded by Sen. Landrieu
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Focusing on preventative measures, there is a renewed push in Washington D.C. to pass legislation aimed at keeping young people out of the juvenile justice system.
OPSB wants to take over John McDonogh
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer If the community wants John Mac back and the Orleans Parish School Board wants John Mac back—it begs the question of the Recovery School District: Why ...
Meet the online tracking device that is virtually impossible to block
By Julia Angwin ProPublica Editor’s Note: This story was co-published with Mashable. A new, extremely persistent type of online tracking is shadowing visitors to thousands of top websites, from ...
Detroit Water Department places 15-Day moratorium on shutoffs
By Zenobia Jeffries Contributing Writer (Special from The Michigan Citizen and New America Media) — The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department announced July 21 it will suspend its controversial water shutoffs for ...

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