Category Archive: National

Jul 12

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Threaten Civil Rights

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  Under Trump, Federal Agencies Scale Back Civil Rights Protections By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Decades of vigilant struggles, sacrifices and civil rights legislation enacted in the 1960s won federal promises to ensure that discrimination is illegal and would not be tolerated. Unfettered access to housing, voting rights, fair credit, public accommodations and more …

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Jul 05

WHITE HOUSE PROPOSES $9.2 BILLION CUT IN EDUCATION FUNDING

    By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) No one ever said that higher education wouldn’t cost money. Across the country, tuition is steadily rising and students are taking longer to pay off their student loans. Today, 44 million consumers share $1.4 trillion in borrowed student debt – more than double what it was in …

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Jun 28

Bill Cosby, Democrats And Dog Whistle Politics

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Democrats Play Dog Whistle Politics, Too. Just Ask Bill Cosby. By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Two weeks ago, entertainer extraordinaire Bill Cosby was handed a hung jury in his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pa., a suburb of Philadelphia. Regardless of what you think of Cosby and the allegations made against him, a jury …

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Jun 21

NOOSES ON NATIONAL MALL ECHO DOMESTIC TERRORISM

Nooses on the National Mall Stoke Memories of “America’s Dark History” By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) U.S. Park Police confirmed that another noose was found on the National Mall, last week, according to ABC News. Late last month, a portion of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in …

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Jun 14

Our Children Deserve High Quality Teachers

  By Dr. Elizabeth Primas (Program Manager, NNPA/ESSA Public Awareness Campaign) I am a native Washingtonian. I still live on the same street that my parents brought me home to 50 plus years ago. I am a product of D.C. public schools. I began my education prior to integration. I was taught by, in my …

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Jun 07

EX-N.C. GOVERNOR MCCRORY BLAMES 2016 LOSS ON PHANTOM VOTER FRAUD

  Ex-N.C. Governor McCrory Still Chasing Imaginary Voter Fraud, After Supreme Court Kills HB 589 By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) During a recent Republican convention in North Carolina, former Governor Pat McCrory (R-N.C.) said that he knew for a fact that “a lot of noncitizens” were voting in the state’s elections, according to …

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May 31

Job Prospects Mixed For Black Workers Last Month

  By Freddie Allen (Managing Editor/NNPA Newswire) Even though Black women lost ground in the labor market last month, the unemployment rate for Black workers dipped below 8 percent for the first time since January 2017, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. Not only did the unemployment (UE) rate for Black …

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