Wealthy Blacks fare worse than whites after heart attack, says study

(Special from HealthDay News and NorthStar News Today) —Higher-earning Black Americans seem to die sooner after a heart attack than whites, according to researchers who

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La. Weekly reaches milestone, celebrates 90th anniversary

This week The Louisiana Weekly, one of the longest-running and most widely read publications owned and operated by people of color in the Deep South,

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Black youth get summer jobs boost
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – quick payday Black youth experienced bigger employment gains over the summer than white and Hispanic youth, according to analyses by Valerie Wilson ...
Black jobless rate climbs
The August unemployment rate was 5.1 percent for a seven-year low, but the jobless rate for African Americans went in the opposite direction, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported ...
U. S. Black Chambers President/CEO Ron Busby signs Memorandum of Understanding with NAMAD President Damon Lester. Marc Bland, IHS vice president of diversity and inclusion, looks on.
U.S. Black Chambers presses auto dealers for fair return on Black dollars
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer African Americans projected to spend $24 Billion on Automobile Industry this year ( — This year alone, African Americans are projected to spend as much as $24 ...
U.S. Dept of Commerce announces $2.1M investment in resiliency projects
By David T. Baker Associate Editor The U.S. Economic Development Administration announced last week that it will continue to support recovery in New Orleans and along the Gulf Coast, dedicating $2.1 million ...
More Blacks receive denials than access to home mortgages
By Charlene Crowell Contributing Writer (NNPA) – Last week in Houston, the nation’s oldest minority professional real estate trade association held its 68th annual convention. Founded in July 1947, the National Association ...
Black unemployment dips to seven-year low
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate tumbled to 9.1 percent in July, the lowest rate for Black workers in seven years, according to the latest ...
U.S. employers slash payrolls in July
(Special from NorthStar how to apply for ikea personal loan News Today) – The day before the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly jobs’ report on Friday, Challenger, ...
Debt can help or hurt wealth-building
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Writer Money and credit are two payday loan lenders in one hour items that affect nearly everyone. We earn, spend and sometimes save money. But it seems nearly ...

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