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Bubonic plague case confirmed in Michigan

A Michigan resident has contracted the rare, life-threatening bubonic plague — the first documented case in Michigan’s public health history, state officials confirmed. The Marquette County...

Kamilah Brock: Woman held in mental health facility because police didn’t believe BMW was...

A woman is suing New York City after she claims she was forced to spend eight days in a mental health facility and given...

Feds Launch Pilot College Program for Prisoners

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Brandyn Heppard usually arrives 30 minutes early for his visits to Northern State Prison in Newark, N.J....

Black Youth Get Summer Jobs Boost

Black Youth Get Summer Jobs Boost By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Black youth experienced bigger employment gains over the summer than White...

Blacks ‘Left Behind’ in New Orleans Recovery

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As Gulf Coast residents and policymakers celebrated the recovery of the Crescent City on the 10th...

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