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Black advertising, media firms waiting to tap Black voters for political campaigns

By Ken Smikle Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) — For African-American advertising, marketing, media and research firms,

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Shops at Magnolia Marketplace on South Claiborne opened in March.

New retail activity helps New Orleans’ 2016 budget

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer After Katrina, shoppers in Orleans Parish looking for groceries, clothes or other essentials were under-served by about 30 percent, Brenda

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CIA turns to HBCUs to help diversify the agency
By George E. Curry Contributing Writer WASHINGTON (Special from George Curry Media) — After commissioning a report highly critical of the Central Intelligence Agency’s efforts to diversify its staff and senior leadership, ...
Fed’s hiring practices are void of diversity
By James Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — U.S. Representative Maxine Waters recently took the federal government’s financial services ...
Blacks and poor want EPA to address environmental racism
By Heather Kathryn Ross Contributing Writer TALLASSEE, Ala. (Special from Earth Justice to George Curry Media) — The first thing you notice is the vultures, says Ronald Smith. They roost everywhere in ...
Social Security: No COLA in 2016
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – The Social Security Administration has announced there will be no automatic cost of living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security beneficiaries next ...
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Russell Simmons speaks out on the RushCard glitch
By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Contributing Writer Russell Simmons hasn’t slept much since news broke in mid-October that users of his RushCard couldn’t access their own money and were locked out of ...
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Banks caught redlining Black communities
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Writer The old adage, “the more things change, the more they stay the same” seems somehow an apt description for what a growing number of communities are suffering: ...
Firefighters reach another settlement with city for back pay
By Charles Maldonado The Lens For the second time this year, the city’s firefighters union announced Monday that it had reached a deal with Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s administration that will allow firefighters ...
U.S. lawmakers call for more oversight of workers’ comp
By Michael Grabell ProPublica and Howard Berks, NPR Ten prominent Democratic lawmakers, including presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, are urging the U.S. secretary of labor to come up with a plan to ...

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