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Black Unemployment Rises By Freddie Allen

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA) – After falling into the single digits in April, the Black unemployment rate increased to 10.2 percent...

A Push to Address Black-on-Black Violence

By Jazelle Hunt   NNPA Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As cities across the country have mobilized massive street protests over police violence and misconduct, a familiar...

A Call to Curb Expansion of Charter Schools in Black Communities

By Freddie Allen - Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Parents, students and advocates for strong neighborhood schools continue to pressure civic leaders to end the...

Rise in Suicide by Black Children Surprises Researchers

The suicide rate among black children has nearly doubled since the early 1990s, while the rate for white children has declined, a new study has...

Disney to Make Hero Out of White Man Who Took African Land for “Princess”...

Disney is known for making movies about both fictional and real-lifeheroes. For the first time, however, the network may make a movie about a...