OP-ED: I’m Passing the TMCF Baton to DSU President Dr. Harry L. Williams
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OP-ED: I’m Passing the TMCF Baton to DSU President Dr. Harry L. Williams

By Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. (Former President & CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund) If you…

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OP-ED: Is Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Weak on Student Loan Protections?
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OP-ED: Is Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Weak on Student Loan Protections?

By Charlene Crowell (Communications Deputy Director, Center for Responsible Lending) In case you haven’t yet…

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OP-ED: Hundreds Rallied for Meek Mill, but What about the Rest?
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OP-ED: Hundreds Rallied for Meek Mill, but What about the Rest?

By Lynette Monroe (NNPA Newswire Guest Columnist) Recently, hundreds of fans and supporters held a…

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OP-ED: If Black Lives Really Matter to Black People, Then It’s Time to Stop Watching the NFL.
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OP-ED: If Black Lives Really Matter to Black People, Then It’s Time to Stop Watching the NFL.

By Chris B. Bennett (The Seattle Medium/NNPA Member) For years, the African American community has…

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Ask Alma: My Ex Takes Care of Our Daughter, Financially. Now He Wants to See Her. Should I Let Him?
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Ask Alma: My Ex Takes Care of Our Daughter, Financially. Now He Wants to See Her. Should I Let Him?

By Alma Gill (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Dear Alma: I had a baby in my twenties…

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Why Ending AIDS in Africa Matters to Black Americans
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Why Ending AIDS in Africa Matters to Black Americans

By Dr. Djibril Diallo (Regional Director for Western and Central Africa, UNAIDS) World AIDS Day…

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Op-Ed: Payday Lenders Want to Charge Triple-digit Interest on Your Loans. The U.S. Congress You Elected Wants to Help Them.
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Op-Ed: Payday Lenders Want to Charge Triple-digit Interest on Your Loans. The U.S. Congress You Elected Wants to Help Them.

By Charlene Crowell (Communications Deputy Director, Center for Responsible Lending) “If at first you don’t…

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You Better Watch Your Mouth: Dental Care in the Black Community
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You Better Watch Your Mouth: Dental Care in the Black Community

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) From the time I was a little girl, to…

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OP-ED: We Have to Focus on the Real Causes of Health Disparities in the Black Community
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OP-ED: We Have to Focus on the Real Causes of Health Disparities in the Black Community

By Uni Blake (Scientific Adviser, American Petroleum Institute) The health of African American communities is…

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