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Credit Check Can Be A Barrier To A Job Or Promotion

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist As Black America continues to struggle with high unemployment rates, a new research report by Demos, a public policy organization titled,...

Racist Incidents At Oberlin College

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist       On March 4 Oberlin College in Ohio, which has always had an outsized role in the history of Black...

The Second Worst Thing: Offensive Mischaracterization Of The Housing Bubble

By Dedrick Muhammad TriceEdney Wire        Bloomberg Businessweek magazine has released its latest issue to much-deserved uproar and outrage. On its cover, the magazine featured Jim...

An Apology to Jesse Jackson

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist It’s time to man up – I was wrong about Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. First, some background. I wrote a column in...

Car-Title Loans: $3.6 Billion In Interest Paid On $1.6 Billion In Loans

In today’s struggling economy, many consumers find themselves short on cash. When consumers seek a credit remedy, one particular lender is likely to bring...

Guns, Not The Klan, Are The Real Threat

(TriceEdney Wire) - Chicago suffers unbearable levels of gun violence, yet the victims remain largely silent. They travel from funeral home to graveyard, rather...

Lessons from Mark Essex and Christopher Dorner

Over a 43-year career in journalism, I have been blessed with some memorable  experiences: I have covered presidential and vice presidential campaigns, I have ...

The GOP’s Game: Political Chaos

It’s déjà vu all over again. If this is America in the age of the Obama presidency, here we are at another point of political...

Turning The Clock Back On Voting Rights

Shelby County, Ala. is suing the Justice Department because they think that Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (and its reauthorization...

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City Of Seattle Begins Administering Pfizer Vaccine To 12 – 15 Year-Olds

“Seattle’s road to recovery starts with vaccinations. We can’t safely come together again as a city and a community until the vast majority of us are vaccinated, and that includes our younger residents,” said Durkan. “The City is proud to immediately begin offering the Pfizer vaccine to youth throughout our region, and we’ll continue to come up with creative ways to bring the vaccine directly to our communities.”

The CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Can Go Without Masks

The CDC has updated its Covid-19 pandemic guidelines, now saying that people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or socially distance indoors or outdoors. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta answers your questions on what the new CDC recommendations mean for Americans, and also discusses his new feature documentary, "Race for The Vaccine."

Family Of Black Doctors Has Social Media Buzzing

“Our dad, Dr. Herbert Oye, is a Nigerian immigrant. Upon moving to the United States, he attended medical school and has worked tirelessly to build his own Vascular Surgery practice,” the young physicians wrote in a statement on Facebook. “Dad has since opened a hospital back in Nigeria and splits his time between the United States and Nigeria. We are all currently in the medical field as a second-, third- and fourth-year medical student and a first year Internal Medicine Resident.”

Inslee Sets June 30 As Re-opening Date For The State Of Washington

According to Inslee, the full reopening of the state could happen prior to June 30 if 70% or more of Washingtonians over the age of 16 initiate vaccination. Washington has administered over six million doses of vaccine, and 56 percent of Washingtonians have initiated vaccination.