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NAACP Starts Online Petition For Department Of Justice To Investigate Civil Rights Violations Against Trayvon Martin

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People  (NAACP) is calling for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to conduct an investigation into...

Zimmerman Not Guilty: Southern Justice Prevails Again

By Walter Smith The rights of young Black men to walk the streets, to live in a safe environment and exercise the privileges of American...

Hampton U Receives $13.5 Million Grant To Combat Health Disparities In Minority Men

Hampton, Va. – Hampton University President William R. Harvey recently announced that Hampton University has received a $13.5 million grant from the National Institute on...

North Carolina Leads Way For State-by-State Showdown With GOP

By Cash Michaels Special to the NNPA from the Wilmington Journal RALEIGH, N.C. (NNPA) – A month before the 50th anniversary of the  historic 1963 March...

The Return of Rebel Rap: Can Hip Hop Still Fight the Power?

By Truth Minista Paul Scott Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Weekly ‘There’s a chain of command/I’m the missing link” – God Bless Amerika –...

Students Deeply Concerned Over Doubled Loan Interest Rate

By Shayla Mulzac       (Trice Edney Wire) - Due to Congress's failure to act, the interest rate on the very popular federally subsidized Stafford student...

Liquor Control Board Revises Public Hearing Schedule For I-502

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Liquor Control Board announced that they will hold five public hearings across Washington, instead of the initial four scheduled...

The Crisis Of Black Males Is A National Problem

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The failure to invest in Black males threatens America’s  real-world economic future and national security, experts say. “We have to realize that...

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...

Obama: ‘First Gay President’

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist President Obama has concluded his three-country tour of Africa.  He  visited Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania.  Most presidential trips  overseas have...

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