World

Haitians Urge People Not to Donate to Red Cross and Help Local Companies Instead

[THEATLANTABLACKSTAR.COM] As the death count after Hurricane Matthew approaches 900 and reports of deadly cholera outbreaks begin to surface, Haitians have sent out desperate pleas for help. Government officials estimate at least 350,000 people needed assistance after the devastating storm. Yet accompanying many requests for Read More

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Op-Ed

Inner Cities Need Disaster Relief, Too

By Jesse Jackson NNPA Columnist New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recently spoke at a conference sponsored by the Clinton Global Initiative in Chicago on disaster recovery in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. The natural disaster  caused an estimated $39 billion in damage in New Jersey. Read More