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Labor Group Withdraws UNCF Support Over Koch Gift

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Lee Saunders, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, has discontinued supplying scholarships to the United Negro...

Black Leaders Call For Investigation Into DOC Employment Practices

On Tuesday, representatives from many local Black organizations held a press conference to call attention the lack of employment and advancement opportunities within the...

Election-year Battle: NAACP Promises To ‘Educate, Mobilize And Agitate’ For Voter Participation

(Trice Edney Wire) – With a “pivotal election” coming up Nov. 4, the NAACP will kick off its 105th Annual Convention this week focusing primarily...

Johnson Named New Senior Director Of External Relations At The YWCA

The YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish has named Gayle Johnson as its new Senior Director of External Relations. An experienced non-profit leader and...

Everest College-Renton Notified Of Suspension From State Financial Aid Programs

 Olympia — Last week, The Washington Student Achievement Council has formally notified Everest College-Renton, owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc., of their suspended eligibility to...

Baby Boomers And Unemployment Straining Disability Funds

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Another partisan battle is brewing on Capitol Hill as Social Security in general, and disability insurance in...

Marches and Protests Predated 1964 March On Washington

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although many are nostalgically reflecting on 50 years ago when the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law, there...

It’s Easy To Learn Your HIV Status

By Phill Wilson NNPA Guest Columnist Do you know your HIV status?  Do you know the HIV status of your intimate partner(s)?  Do all of your...

U.S. Political Views Not Rigidly Defined

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Politically, the nation is less sharply divided collection of red and blue states, and more a rainbow patchwork...

Concussions A Greater Problem For Black Youth

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Despite the flurry of news about NFL lawsuits over concussions, the problem affects far more athletes at the...

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