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Teen’s rape goes viral

After last year’s infamous Steubenville case, it seemed like lessons about exploiting rape culture over the Internet had been learnt. But, after (yet another)...

What is the Future of Pan African, Black Nationalist Movements?

by Saaed Shabazz Special to the NNPA from The Final Call   The deaths of Chokwe Lumumba, Amiri Baraka, Jitu Weusi and most recently, Elombe Brath raises...

Concussions a Greater Problem for Black Youth

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Despite the flurry of news about NFL lawsuits over concussions, the problem affects far more athletes at the...

Do cash payments for accomplishments really help reduce poverty?

In 2011, Memphis, Tennessee launched an initiative called Family Rewards.  The $11.5 million initiative was meant to mirror a similar program in New York...

Africa: Millions of Women and Girls’ Health Depends on Ending Child Marriage

Every year, 14 million girls are married before the age of 18 inmost cases without their consent and with severe consequences for their health.