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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Black Celebrities, Athletes and Politicians Must Respect the Black Press
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Black Celebrities, Athletes and Politicians Must Respect the Black Press

By Rosetta Miller-Perry (The Tennessee Tribune/NNPA Member) Throughout history, the Black Press has been the…

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Is the FBI’s New Focus on “Black Identity Extremists” the New COINTELPRO?
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Is the FBI’s New Focus on “Black Identity Extremists” the New COINTELPRO?

By Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02) (Chairman, Congressional Black Caucus) If you’ve been to a…

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Accepting the Challenge to Ensure Future Leadership
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Accepting the Challenge to Ensure Future Leadership

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. (President and CEO, NNPA) I once asked the first…

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Why Black Faith Leaders Must Lead the Fight for Healthcare Access
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Why Black Faith Leaders Must Lead the Fight for Healthcare Access

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) First of all, despite the Trump Administration’s efforts to…

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Texans Owner Bob McNair Meant Everything He Said about NFL Players
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Texans Owner Bob McNair Meant Everything He Said about NFL Players

By Jeffrey Boney (Houston Forward Times/NNPA Member) Black players in the National Football League have…

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Public Schools Are More Segregated Now than They Were 40 Years Ago
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Public Schools Are More Segregated Now than They Were 40 Years Ago

By Rushern Baker (County Executive, Prince Georges County, Md.) On November 4, 1952, Dr. Helen…

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