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Duncan Named Metro Transit’s Operator Of The Year

He’s the bus driver who loves to make people laugh, a “smooth operator” who does his best to help people get where they need...

Special Section – Trayvon Martin: Editorials, News And Reactions To Zimmerman Verdict

This section has editorials, statement and other news coverage in response to the Zimmerman verdict. This section will be updated as new submissions come throughout...

Movie Review: Fruitvale Station

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic If you don’t live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you might only know the  rudiments of this tragic event...

Study Warns Of New Housing Discrimination Against Blacks, Latinos And Asians

(Trice Edney Wire) – Blatant acts of housing discrimination have declined in the U. S., but a national study shows that prospective landlords, real...

Brown, Ross To Lead Urban League Young Professionals For 2013-14

The Seattle Urban League Young Professionals (SULYP) has elected Keely Brown and Valerie Ross to lead the organization for the 2013-14 fiscal year. Brown...

Constantine Orders Inquest In Fatal Police Shooting Of Russell L. Smith

On Tuesday, King County Executive Dow Constantine ordered an inquest into the fatal police shooting of Russell L. Smith on March 22, 2013. Smith was...

Obama Pledges To Fight For Restoration Of Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON – President Obama has pledged that his administration will do  “everything in its power” to repair the damage done by the United States...

Tanner, Tureaud Among County’s First Group Of HERO Program Graduates

Garnett Tanner and Wendy Tureaud are among the first group of graduates from King County’s Heroes Employment Reintegration Opportunity (HERO) Program. The program designed...

Supreme Court Sends Affirmative Action Case Back To Lower Courts

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The United States Supreme Court sidestepped making a decision on whether a University of Texas admissions plan that allows the limited...

Activists Urge End to War on Drugs

   WASHINGTON  (NNPA) – Black activists marked the 42nd anniversary of the War on  Drugs with a protest in front of the White House aimed...

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Football Superstar Calls For Social Media CEOs And Footballers To Meet

Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku has called for Big Tech CEOs, governments and football bodies to have a meeting with Premier League players to come up with solutions to deal with racism and discrimination in the game. The Belgian superstar was speaking exclusively to CNN ahead of Chelsea's No To Hate campaign.

The Technology Inspired By Return Work

From tech giants to start ups: Solutions inspired by a global work from home initiative may thrive in our post-pandemic future, too.

Senators Fail To Reach Deal On George Floyd Justice In Policing Act

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Sen. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) called off the talks. No further discussions are in the works.

Award-Winning D.C. Pediatrician Says Vaccines And Masks Are Like Airbags And Seat-belts

In one of the nation’s capital’s poorest and most traumatized communities, Dr. Lewis-Ragland has gained the kind of trust and respect from residents that other physicians often find elusive.

Families Of Missing Black & Brown People Frustrated With ‘Missing White Women Syndrome’

Some experts say the nation faces "Missing White Women Syndrome," which is defined by the heavier media attention White women and girls receive when they go missing compared to anyone outside of those demographics, according to a study published by the Northwestern University School of Law in 2016.