Ohio’s Education Leaders Lean on Strong Literacy Programs to Close the Achievement Gap
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Ohio’s Education Leaders Lean on Strong Literacy Programs to Close the Achievement Gap

By Dr. Elizabeth Primas (Program Manager, NNPA/ESSA Public Awareness Campaign) While education officials in Ohio…

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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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TMCF Is Increasing the HBCU Talent Pipeline into the C-Suite
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TMCF Is Increasing the HBCU Talent Pipeline into the C-Suite

By Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. (President and CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund) The Thurgood Marshall…

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With “Add-ons,” Blacks Often Pay Higher Fees for Car Purchases than Whites
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With “Add-ons,” Blacks Often Pay Higher Fees for Car Purchases than Whites

By Charlene Crowell (Deputy Communications Director, Center for Responsible Lending) It’s that time of year…

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Ford Motor Company Empowers African Americans in STEAM Careers at HBCUs
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Ford Motor Company Empowers African Americans in STEAM Careers at HBCUs

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. (President and CEO, NNPA) There is no debate about…

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Ask Alma: I Hooked My Friend Up with a Job and They Complained about It on Facebook
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Ask Alma: I Hooked My Friend Up with a Job and They Complained about It on Facebook

By Alma Gill (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Dear Alma: I have a friend that shares everything…

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Trump Makes George W. Bush Look Like the 2nd Best U.S. President
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Trump Makes George W. Bush Look Like the 2nd Best U.S. President

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) I never thought I would miss President George W.…

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The Value in Being Unreasonable
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The Value in Being Unreasonable

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Paraphrasing my buddy, British playwright George Bernard Shaw, “The…

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