Op-Ed

Yes, Marching Still Makes a Difference

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot”  “No Justice, No Peace”  “I Can’t Breathe” “Black Lives Matter” Those are the chants and hand-written signs that continue to characterize marches, die-ins, sit-ins and other non-violent actions in more than 50 cities Read More

National

Racism Costs the U.S. Billions Every Year

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Closing the income gap between Whites and minorities, would boost earnings by 12 percent, an economic windfall of $1 trillion, for a nation burdened by debt and an anemic job market, according to a recent study Read More

National

NUL: Blacks Slip on the Road to Parity with Whites

by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Blacks have fallen behind in their efforts to reach parity with Whites in several key areas since 2010, according to the National Urban League’s new “State of Black America” report. Each year, the report computes an Read More