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Double Standard When Covering Violent Tragedies By George E. Curry

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist It’s sad enough when a violent crime mesmerizes the nation – such as the murder of nine African Americans in...

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Launches Apple Scholars Program

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – On Tuesday , the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) opened the application process for the Apple...

Black Unemployment Rate Increases

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate climbed from 10.7 percent in June to 11.4 percent in July, an increased attributed to more African...

Black Voters are not Apathetic

Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. Commentary The 2014 election year should be a voting “payback” year for Black America. Elected officials and politicians across America who have...

Blacks More Likely to Bully and Be Bullied than Other Groups

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Blacks, who are already more likely than other racial groups to be involved in situations that involve...