Gaps in Teacher Effectiveness Hurt Young, Minority Students
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Gaps in Teacher Effectiveness Hurt Young, Minority Students

By Freddie Allen NNPA News Wire Senior Correspondent Minority and low-income students are less likely…

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Boosting Child Tax Credit Would Lift Poor Black Children Out of Poverty
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Boosting Child Tax Credit Would Lift Poor Black Children Out of Poverty

By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Reforms proposed to the Child Tax…

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Maine Has Nation’s Top Democracy; Alabama Ranks Last
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Maine Has Nation’s Top Democracy; Alabama Ranks Last

By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Lawmakers in South Carolina voted last…

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Unlikely Cause Unites the Left and the Right: Justice Reform
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Unlikely Cause Unites the Left and the Right: Justice Reform

WASHINGTON (New York Times) — Usually bitter adversaries, Koch Industries and the Center for American Progress have…

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US Teachers Nowhere as Diverse as Their Students
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US Teachers Nowhere as Diverse as Their Students

JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. teachers are nowhere near as diverse…

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Nation Suffers Because of Underrepresentation of Black Women in Politics
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Nation Suffers Because of Underrepresentation of Black Women in Politics

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The gaping underrepresentation of women of…

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Rebuilding Wealth Lost During Great Recession
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Rebuilding Wealth Lost During Great Recession

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   February, Black History Month, is usually a time when…

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Keep Hope Alive with a new War on Poverty
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Keep Hope Alive with a new War on Poverty

By Jesse Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist Only a couple of weeks ago, as the nation…

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Economic Mobility Linked to Strong Middle Class Communities
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Economic Mobility Linked to Strong Middle Class Communities

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Since the onset of the foreclosure crisis, research reports from…

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