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Business Exchange: Back to the Status Quo

By William Reed NNPA Columnist   “One day everything will be well, that is our hope. Everything’s fine today, that is our illusion” ― Voltaire How could a president facing unemployment near 8 percent, and a national debt topping $16 trillion win a second term Read More

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National

GOP’s ‘Racist’ and ‘Sexist’ Attacks on Susan Rice

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Representative Marcia Fudge, the newly-elected chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, says politically-inspired charges that United Nations Ambassador Susan E. Rice is “not very bright” and is “unqualified” to be named Secretary of State by President Read More

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Black Youth Critical to Obama’s Victory

By Maya Rhodan NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) –Although youth are credited with helping President Obama defeat Mitt Romney on Election Day, the president would not have carried that bloc of voters if Black youth had not supported him in overwhelming numbers, according to exit Read More

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Blacks Key to Obama’s Victory

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINTON (NNPA) – Despite efforts in some states to suppress the Black vote and predictions that African-Americans would not turn out at the rate they did in 2008, Blacks overcame all obstacles and were key to Obama’s re-election to Read More

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Obama Continues to Disrespect the Black Press

By Akeya Dickson Washington Correspondent NNPA News Service ATLANTA (NNPA) – A panel discussion Thursday at the National Newspaper Publishers Association annual convention titled, “Get Out the Vote” should have been renamed, “Get Out the Anger” as Black newspaper owners expressed their strong displeasure over Read More

Entertainment

‘Obama Boy’ debuts YouTube video

[Politico] It was bound to happen: First, there was the Obama Girl, aka Amber Lee Ettinger, who turned heads in 2008 with her seductive YouTube videos in praise of then-Sen. Barack Obama. And, now, “Obama Boy.” Brooklyn-based Justin Brown, who describes himself on his Facebook page as a Read More