Increased Black Home Ownership Would Slice Wealth Gap
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Increased Black Home Ownership Would Slice Wealth Gap

  by Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Researchers studying the affects…

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Oxfam: Richest 1 Percent Sees Share of Global Wealth Jump
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Oxfam: Richest 1 Percent Sees Share of Global Wealth Jump

Danica Kirka, ASSOCIATED PRESS   LONDON (AP) — The richest 1 percent of the population…

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Is Black America Better Off Under Obama?
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Is Black America Better Off Under Obama?

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist   “Like the rest of America, Black America, in…

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Add Economic Justice to the Black Agenda
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Add Economic Justice to the Black Agenda

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   The groundswell for criminal justice reform has become nearly…

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A Wealth of Unfair Criticism for Obama
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A Wealth of Unfair Criticism for Obama

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   I had an interesting, though brief, discussion with…

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White People Have 13 Dollars for Every Dollar Held by Black Americans
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White People Have 13 Dollars for Every Dollar Held by Black Americans

Michael A. Fletcher, THE WASHINGTON POST   (The Washington Post)—The Great Recession was hard on…

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Wealth and Income Inequalities Bad for America
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Wealth and Income Inequalities Bad for America

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Amid stagnant wages, nagging underemployment and unemployment, many families continue…

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To Be Equal: The Lessons of Ferguson, Part I—Income Inequality
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To Be Equal: The Lessons of Ferguson, Part I—Income Inequality

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist “The ultimate measure of a man is not where…

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S&P: Wealth Gap is Slowing US Economic Growth
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S&P: Wealth Gap is Slowing US Economic Growth

JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Economists have long argued that a rising…

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Blackonomics: How Much are You Worth?
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Blackonomics: How Much are You Worth?

By  James Clingman NNPA Columnist In a 2010 report titled, “Lifting as we Climb: Women…

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