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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

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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

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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 ...
Consumer complaints pay off in $1.6 billion relief
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Financial stress can feel like a lonely struggle. But according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), 460,700 consumers shared many of ...
Telemarketing scam team that targeted Spanish speakers banned by FTC
By George White Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) — The defendants in a scheme that targeted Spanish-speaking consumers have been banned from telemarketing and selling weight-loss products under ...
New Orleans cited as being favorable towards Black businesses
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer A new study lists New Orleans as one of the best places in the country for Black entrepreneurs to grow and manage their businesses, with experts ...
General Motors Vice President Global Design Ed Welburn (left) receives the 2015 Black Engineer of the Year award from GM Board of Directors member Errol Davis (center) and GM Executive Vice President Global Product Development Mark Reuss at the BEYA Conference Black Engineer of the Year Gala, Saturday, February 7, in Washington, DC.  Photo by Tony Powell for General Motors
You can thank Edward for that car…
By Khari Arnold Contributing Writer WASHINGTON (Special to NNPA from Howard University News Service) – If you love the sexy, sleekness of the Chevrolet Corvette, the elegance and luxury of the ...
HUD chief seeks broadband access for the poor
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Julián Castro, the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, wants to provide broadband access to public housing residents in an ...
Gentrification good for some Black-owned businesses
By Sarafina M. Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Howard University News Service) — It is a busy time for Lee’s Flower and Card Shop. ...
Free municipal broadband at stake
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, one of the few positive developments which occurred was that the city of New Orleans was able to offer free ...

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