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William E. Spriggs By Bill Spriggs   (Trice Edney Wire) – The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its latest numbers this week. Its preliminary number for people on payrolls, reported by private-sector establishments, is 116 million. That figure is higher than the last peak in January 2008,...

Lee A. Daniels By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist       Last week the U.S. Supreme Court added another layer of bricks to the wall conservatives are...

 According to a March report by National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), the Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) gap threatens...

George Curry You would think that news of a high school student from a family of African immigrants getting accepted into all eight Ivy League universities...

Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist  Whenever there is a steady series of public questions being raised about the “power”...

Raynard Jackson By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist  Last week I attended a very nice reception hosted by two of my friends, Rosa Whitaker and Bernadette...

Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. Trice Edney Wire I know we are a few days beyond Women’s History Month, but Black women didn’t...

Julianne Malveaux Trice Edney Wire I love voting.  Every time I go into the booth, I see little girl me, pigtails and all, plaid skirt, white blouse and...

By Ron Daniels NNPA Columnist Friday, April 4, marks the 46th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr/s assassination on a balcony in Memphis. Black...

George Curry Margarita “Maggie” Anderson wants to transform “Buy Black” from a leftover 1960s slogan to a modern economic empowerment strategy....

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