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Biology Teacher Fired After Students Shared Needles During Class Project

SPRING LAKE, N.C. –  A Harnett County teacher has been fired after school officials said she allowed biology students to prick themselves with lancing...

Health Insurance Website Stumbles on Launch

Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Last week, President Barack Obama said what many people who visited healthcare.gov to browse and buy affordable health...

Educators Advised to Remove Racial Bias from Disciplinary Procedures

ATLANTA — In order to end persistent racial disparities in school suspension rates, educational leaders must make a conscious effort to root out racial bias...

Chevy Chase Bank to Pay Minority Borrowers $2.85 Million

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Chevy Chase Bank agreed to pay $2.85 million to Black and Latino borrowers, following allegations of discriminatory...

Credit CARD Act Saves Consumers Billions

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist With 71 percent of consumers having at least one credit card, new research findings from two different sources show that the...

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