New Report: Despite Progress, Deep Inequality Plagues Black America
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New Report: Despite Progress, Deep Inequality Plagues Black America

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributor) In 1976, then-President Gerald Ford delivered the…

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Survey: US More Competitive Globally, But Inequality a Risk
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Survey: US More Competitive Globally, But Inequality a Risk

JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Income inequality will remain a persistent problem…

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Rising Inequality Holding Back Economic Growth, Report Warns
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Rising Inequality Holding Back Economic Growth, Report Warns

GREG KELLER, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — The widening gap between haves and have-nots in…

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Obama Defends ‘Respectability Politics’ Speeches Criticized by Black Progressives
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Obama Defends ‘Respectability Politics’ Speeches Criticized by Black Progressives

  (Slate) – President Obama appeared on a Georgetown-sponsored public policy panel Tuesday and, in…

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Obama: Stereotypes on Left, Right a Hurdle to Ending Poverty
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Obama: Stereotypes on Left, Right a Hurdle to Ending Poverty

NANCY BENAC, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn’t your typical panel discussion: President Barack…

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Challenging Economic Racism in America — Part II
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Challenging Economic Racism in America — Part II

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   There are many different manifestations of racism…

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Black Families Must Focus on Asset Building
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Black Families Must Focus on Asset Building

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   As the wealthy few continue to prosper, the rest…

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Why More Education Won’t Fix Economic Inequality
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Why More Education Won’t Fix Economic Inequality

(New York Times) – Suppose you accept the persuasive data that inequality has been rising…

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Income Inequality: It’s Also Bad for Your Health
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Income Inequality: It’s Also Bad for Your Health

Margot Sanger-Katz, THE NEW YORK TIMES (The New York Times)—We know that living in a…

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Republican Budget Would Shred Safety Net
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Republican Budget Would Shred Safety Net

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Republican House budget will shred…

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