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Thursday, October 21, 2021



Domestic Spying Is Nothing New

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist Forgive me if I come across as cynical, but why is anyone surprised by our  domestic spying?  I am not...

What It Means To Be An American

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist With the deepening polarization of our country, I have been reflecting on the  cause of this polarization. One of the major issues...

A Housing ‘Black Tax’

  If home ownership is, overwhelmingly, the foundation of individuals’ and  families’ economic security in America, Black Americans face a profoundly  difficult predicament. For when...

Inner Cities Need Disaster Relief, Too

  NNPA Columnist New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recently spoke at a  conference sponsored by the Clinton Global Initiative in Chicago on disaster  recovery in...

Affirmative Action Polls Show Deep Racial Gulf

In the months leading up to this week’s Supreme Court decision on affirmative  action, a public opinion poll by ABC News and the Washington...

Opportunity For Young Activists To Meet Unmet Needs

By Barbara R. Arnwine Fighting for social and racial justice is the enduring component of the civil right movements. In the tumultuous 1960s many great...

You Can ‘Sag’ Butt It Will Cost You

By Jineea Butler NNPA Columnist Do you ever wonder what message our young men are really sending when their  pants are sagging to the point of...

Addressing The Environmental Crisis Is About More Than Recycling

By  Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA  Columnist Forgive  me, but I am scared Any  reader of my columns knows that I pay fairly regular attention to the matter...

Strolling Down The Beauty Aisles

By Cheryl Pearson-McNeil When it comes to looking good, staying on top of your game, and making sure your pursuit of beauty is on point,...

Cartoonish College Republicans

By  Raynard Jackson NNPA  Columnist  When  I read the recently released report by The College Republican National Committee  (CRNC), titled, “Grand Old Party for a Brand...

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Strickland Introduces Legislation To Address Veteran Homelessness

Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (D-WA) introduced legislation, H.R. 5470, that will help end veteran homelessness. The bill, The Housing Opportunities to Mitigate Expenses for Services (HOMES) for the Veterans Act, will reduce barriers and make it easier for organizations who provide homes and services to veterans experiencing homelessness to access federal capital grants.

City Of Seattle To Open Applications For $4 Million In Small Business Stabilization Fund Grants

With SBA Administrator Isabella Guzman, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced that the City will now accept applications for the Small Business Stabilization Fund (SBSF) provided by the Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED).

WA BLM Demands Resignation Of Criminally-Charged Sheriff Troyer

On Tuesday, The Washington Black Lives Matter Alliance called on Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer to resign after two misdemeanor criminal charges were filed him by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

City Of Seattle Surpasses 94% Of Employees Vaccinated With Over 99% Submitting Forms

More than 94% of City of Seattle employees are now vaccinated with less than 1% declining to submit verification or an exemption request.

NW Premier 13U Scores & Highlights 10-20-21

This game was all Benson though, as they stormed to a commanding win.