Beyond the Rhetoric: 2017 Is Going to be Fantastic!
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Beyond the Rhetoric: 2017 Is Going to be Fantastic!

By Harry C. Alford (NNPA Newswire Columnist) After a very tough 2016, we should all…

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Beyond the Rhetoric: There Will Never be Another Fidel Castro
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Beyond the Rhetoric: There Will Never be Another Fidel Castro

By Harry C. Alford (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Born on August 13, 1926 out of wedlock…

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Beyond the Rhetoric: Filthy Rich and Dangerous – Part 1
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Beyond the Rhetoric: Filthy Rich and Dangerous – Part 1

By Harry C. Alford NNPA News Wire Columnist My early days of being an activist…

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Beyond the Rhetoric: Back to Basics – Section 3 of the HUD Act, Part 2
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Beyond the Rhetoric: Back to Basics – Section 3 of the HUD Act, Part 2

By Harry C. Alford NNPA News Wire Columnist Billions of dollars and thousands of jobs…

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In Smog Battle, Industry Gets Help from Unlikely Source: Black Business Group
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In Smog Battle, Industry Gets Help from Unlikely Source: Black Business Group

(The Washington Post) – For years, the air over central Pittsburgh has ranked among the…

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Beyond the Rhetoric: Dream of Homeownership a Nightmare for Blacks
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Beyond the Rhetoric: Dream of Homeownership a Nightmare for Blacks

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   Without argument the sub-prime mortgage crisis was the…

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Beyond the Rhetoric: New Ozone Standard Harms Job Growth
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Beyond the Rhetoric: New Ozone Standard Harms Job Growth

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   Lowering the ozone standard, particularly to the levels…

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Beyond the Rhetoric: 2014 Was a Banner Year
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Beyond the Rhetoric: 2014 Was a Banner Year

Beyond the Rhetoric: The Promise of Colombia—Part 2
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Beyond the Rhetoric: The Promise of Colombia—Part 2

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   Presidential Program for the Development of the Afro-Colombian…

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Beyond the Rhetoric: A History of Union Racism
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Beyond the Rhetoric: A History of Union Racism

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   It was the early 1970s and my mentor,…

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