Category Archive: National

May 02

BLACKONOMICS: Time For Black Fraternities and Sororities To Step Up

James Clingman is the nation’s most prolific writer on economic empowerment for Black people. His latest book, Black Dollars Matter! Teach your dollars how to make more sense, is available on his website, Blackonomics.com.

Black Fraternities and Sororities Have the Economic Clout to Power the Next Black Renaissance By James Clingman (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Remember the scene from “New Jack City” when Nino Brown (Wesley Snipes) told Scotty (Ice-T), “This ain’t personal; this is business?” And at the end of the movie, Scotty said to Nino, “This is personal,” …

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Apr 19

I Won’t Be Silenced By The Solar Industry

  The Solar Industry Wants Me to Be Quiet. I Wonder Why. By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist As a journalist and political commentator, who covers issues important to the African American community and other marginalized communities, I have taken on powerful forces over the years. I have provided a voice for underrepresented communities and …

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Apr 05

BLACKS HAVE A LOT TO LOSE WITH TRUMP’S NEW BUDGET

  By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, titled “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again,” targets a number of programs for severe cuts or outright elimination—programs that often help poor, working-class and Black families. The budget plans to cut almost $4 billion in Pell Grants. More …

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Apr 05

Border Wall Contractors Worry About Being Attacked

One potential bidder on President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico wanted to know if authorities would rush to help if workers came under “hostile attack.” Another asked if employees can carry firearms in states with strict gun control laws and if the government would indemnify them for using deadly force. With bids due Tuesday …

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Mar 29

REP. SHEILA JACKSON LEE TO BLACK PRESS: TRUMP HAS ENDANGERED AMERICA

  By Harry Colbert, Jr. (Insight News/NNPA Member) WASHINGTON, DC—On a day that honored a stalwart of the Black Press and saw a liaison of the Trump Administration walk out on a breakfast with members of the Black Press, it was the words of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) in a university library that rang …

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Mar 28

UNDER TRUMP, UNEMPLOYMENT RATE RISES FOR BLACK WORKERS

  By Freddie Allen (Managing Editor, NNPA Newswire) During President Donald Trump’s first full month in office, the Black unemployment rate rose as the White unemployment rate fell, according to the latest jobs report. Key employment indicators show that Black workers lost ground in February. The unemployment rate for Black workers increased from 7.7 percent …

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Mar 13

RUSSIA IS WINNING THE WAR FOR AMERICAN MINDS

  By: Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) As I often say, weak people take strong positions on weak issues. Look no further than the lying mainstream media that has willfully ignored the context surrounding President Trump and his alleged Russian connections. Anyone who has a base understanding of how intelligence works, knows that the U.S. …

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