This Is How the Holidays Expose Income Inequality
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This Is How the Holidays Expose Income Inequality

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA News Wire Columnist In progressive policy circles, and during the Democratic…

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Child Watch: Charity is Not a Substitute for Justice
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Child Watch: Charity is Not a Substitute for Justice

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   In his speech the night before his murder…

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Child Watch: Criminalizing Poverty Is Big Business
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Child Watch: Criminalizing Poverty Is Big Business

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   The recent Department of Justice report on police…

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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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States to Test Ways to Send Food Stamp Recipients to Work
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States to Test Ways to Send Food Stamp Recipients to Work

MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — New federal grants will help 10 states…

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Report: Blacks Disproportionately Affected by Hunger
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Report: Blacks Disproportionately Affected by Hunger

Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer African-Americans continue to suffer disproportionately high rates…

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Studies May Shed Light on Food-Stamp Purchases
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Studies May Shed Light on Food-Stamp Purchases

Jonathan Ellis, USA TODAY   WASHINGTON (USA Today)—The U.S. Department of Agriculture is expected to…

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Child Watch: Time to Invest in Children
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Child Watch: Time to Invest in Children

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   The president’s budget released this week proposes billions…

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Only 4 States Will See Cuts to Food Stamps
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Only 4 States Will See Cuts to Food Stamps

Mary Clare Jalonick, ASSOCIATED PRESS   WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuts to the nation’s food stamp program enacted this…

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Child Watch: The Seed Experiment
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Child Watch: The Seed Experiment

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist A perennial favorite science project from preschool on up…

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