To date, the NNPA has published eight parts of an ongoing series on the transatlantic slave trade – none was more controversial than Part Two, “The Catholic Church Played Major Role in Slavery.”
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YEAR IN REVIEW: NNPA’s Series on Slavery Among Most Read of 2018

NNPA NEWSWIRE — On Aug. 18, the United Nations held an observance that likely made Chavis, and others like him, proud. They remembered that on that date five hundred years prior, in 1518, Charles I, Spain’s King, issued a charter authorizing the transportation of slaves from Africa to the Americas. […read more]

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Religion

Obama, Francis to Meet Amid Shared Economic View

JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama meets Pope Francis in the Vatican in March, both men will speak a common economic language rooted in similar views about poverty and income inequality, giving prominence to an issue that the U.S. president Read More

Op-Ed

Pope Wants End to Economic Inequality

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist   “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice.  Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural.  It is manmade and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.  Read More