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The Boomerang Generation

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist One of the most interesting findings of the data recently released by the Census Bureau is that so many recent college graduates live with their parents. Described as “boomerang” graduates, a third of them occupy a basement, a spare room, their Read More

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A Pledge to Keep to our Youth

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   As young people graduate from high school, or finish the school year as sophomores and juniors, they begin to search for summer jobs.  For the past several summers, the jobs have not been there, and this summer will be no Read More

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An Economic Divide is Growing in our Cities

By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist What is the plan for our nation’s cities? Are they simply to simmer with a growing divide between the affluent financial district and the impoverished slums? Will another generation be lost while we wait for the inevitable explosions? Read More