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Obama’s Reform Plan ‘Misplaced’ For HBCUs

      WASHINGTON (NNPA) – President Obama’s proposal to make colleges more affordable has some good points, but could disproportionately harm Historically Black Colleges and...

Commission Upholds City Attorney’s Decision To Move Police Officer Defense In-house

     On Monday, The City of Seattle Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) affirmed the City Attorney’s right to decide who represents Seattle police officers...

Jealous Leaving NAACP, Contemplates New Role Connecting Blacks And The GOP

       (Trice Edney Wire) - Benjamin Todd Jealous, announcing his resignation after five years as president of the NAACP this week, said he is...

Jealous To Step Down As President And CEO Of The NAACP

(Baltimore, MD) – On Sunday, NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous announced plans to transition out of his role as President and CEO...

State Liquor Control Board Approves Filing Of Proposed Rules To Implement Initiative 502

OLYMPIA – On Wednesday, the Washington State Liquor Control Board (Board) approved the filing of proposed supplemental rules that, if ultimately enacted, will help...

Mandela Resting At Home

(Trice Edney Wire) - Iconic former South Africa President Nelson Mandela is out of the hospital this week. Reports say his health is slowly...

Annual Roots Picnic This Sunday

The Breakfast Group in partnership with The NW Black Pioneers, Seattle Parks and Recreation, and the ROOTS Committee will host the 41st Annual ROOTS...

Washington Homeowners Received $1.2 billion In Consumer Relief Under National Mortgage Settlement

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently announced that the five banks covered under the National Mortgage Settlement have reported providing over $1.2 billion dollars in...

Whites Who Kill Blacks More Likely To Escape Punishment

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – When the Florida jury found George Zimmerman, a White neighborhood watchman, not guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of...

Restaurant Owner Charged With Theft Of Nearly $250,000 In Workers’ Comp Payments

TUMWATER — A Spokane restaurant owner faces a felony theft charge alleging she defrauded the state of nearly $250,000 in workers’ compensation benefits over...

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