Kamala Harris at black church: US isn’t as split as it seems

Kamala Harris at black church: US isn’t as split as it seems

By BILL BARROW Making her first high-profile foray into the Southern black church, California Sen. Kamala Harris told a Georgia congregation founded by former freed slaves that the ...

How the Bankruptcy System Is Failing Black Americans

How the Bankruptcy System Is Failing Black Americans

Black people struggling with debts are far less likely than their white peers to gain lasting relief from bankruptcy, according to a ProPublica analysis. Primarily to blame is a st ...

Lawmakers Seek End to Triple-Digit Interest on Payday and Car-Title Loans

Lawmakers Seek End to Triple-Digit Interest on Payday and Car-Title Loans

By Charlene Crowell A group of Capitol Hill lawmakers are combining efforts and influence to legislatively crack down on predatory lending, nationwide. Seventeen Members of the U.S ...

Lawmakers, Civil Rights Leaders Challenge DeVos on Student Loan Enforcement

Lawmakers, Civil Rights Leaders Challenge DeVos on Student Loan Enforcement

By Charlene Crowell (Communications Director, Center for Responsible Lending) Civil rights leaders and Capitol Hill lawmakers are standing up and speaking out against a recent Depa ...

What Does an Innocent Man Have to Do to Go Free? Plead Guilty.

What Does an Innocent Man Have to Do to Go Free? Plead Guilty.

This is Part 4 of a 4-part series on the wrongful conviction of James Owens, who was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in 1988 for a murder he didn’t co ...

New Nielsen Study Reveals Growing Spending Power, Influence of Black Women

New Nielsen Study Reveals Growing Spending Power, Influence of Black Women

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) A new report detailing the record-setting spending power of African American women has further buoyed the confidence of Black female e ...

NNPA Honors Eight with Leadership Awards

NNPA Honors Eight with Leadership Awards

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Congressional Black Caucus Chair Cedric Richmond and Federal Communications Commission Chair Mignon Clyburn were among eight honored w ...

In the social justice world, it’s piranha eat piranha

By Printus LeBlanc In today’s hyper-sensitive world, a simple observation or sentence can get blown out of proportion and make wor more ...

October 10, 2017
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