By Travis M. Andrews Contributing Writer Though Governor Bobby Jindal has to find $127 million to cut from the state budget mid-year, the state has
By Ngoc Nguyen and SuZanne Manneh Contributing Writers SAN FRANCISCO (Special from New America Media) — In light of a recent $8.5 billion settlement between
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Writer According to findings from the Center for Responsible Lending’s newest report, The State of Lending in America and Its Impact on U.S. Households (State of Lending), the ... Union election postponed amid complaints against food service co.
By Phil Stelly Contributing Writer New Orleans seemed ripe with possibilities for Revolution Foods. The California-based food service provider, which has flourished in other cities by providing healthy meals for school children, ... Economist says Black jobless numbers trending downward
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Despite unresolved “fiscal cliff” negotiations between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, African Americans should see signs of hope in a trend downward ... New iPhone app points the way to Black-owned businesses
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from The North Star News/New America Media) – Around The Way, a New York-based company, and Clearly Innovative, a Washington, D.C.-based mobile-app development firm, have ... Not all public policy is created equal
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Discussions of the fiscal cliff also include discussions about ways to change Social Security and Medicare benefits in order to save money. One of the proposals ... Harrell Building spotlights Central City’s comeback
By Philip Stelly Contributing Writer The revitalization of Central City got a major boost last week with the dedication of the Harrell Building, a refurbished structure that counts the New Orleans Redevelopment ... ‘Fiscal cliff’ scare just a fake crisis
By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Why do imaginary phantoms terrify, while real-life horrors seem normal? Why do our elected representatives act in ways that trample the values of those who ... Blacks must become number one employer of Blacks
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — There are more than 9,000 Black public officials in America, yet African Americans remain at the rock bottom of every negative statistic in crime, ...
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