Black History

Power of the Gavel: Five Black Caucus Members Set to Chair Committees in Congress

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Rep. Maxine Waters is slated to chair the powerful House Financial Services Committee, Rep. Bobby Scott will be the Chairman of Education and the Workforce Committee, Rep. Elijah Cummings will Chair the Government Oversight Committee, Rep, Bennie Thompson will Chair Homeland Security and Texas Eddie Bernice Johnson will Chair the committee on Science, Space and Technology. […read more]

Op-Ed

Feds Likely to Rein in For-Profit Colleges

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   As higher education costs continue to increase faster than most consumers’ income, college loan debt has now topped $1.2 trillion. Even so, most consumers would agree that its cost is worth the chance to climb the ladder of economic Read More