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Medgar Evers Would Be Proud

 (TriceEdney Wire) - Fifty years after the NAACP field secretary was assassinated for his work to expand the vote, a new report reaffirms that...

Don’t Let Bank Payday Exploit Seniors And Social Security

The term “payday loans” often evokes images of stores with garish neon signs; but these products have moved into the banking sector that is...

Blackonomics – Obama Not Singing ‘You Have a Friend’

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist  The aphorism, “A friend in need is a friend indeed,” is especially relevant to the conversations being held among Black people...

Black Folks Silent As U.S. Military Moves Into Africa

By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdney Wire It is very revealing and very disturbing witnessing how the overwhelming majority of Black folks have adopted a hear-no-evil, see-no-evil,...

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...

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In one of the nation’s capital’s poorest and most traumatized communities, Dr. Lewis-Ragland has gained the kind of trust and respect from residents that other physicians often find elusive.

Families Of Missing Black & Brown People Frustrated With ‘Missing White Women Syndrome’

Some experts say the nation faces "Missing White Women Syndrome," which is defined by the heavier media attention White women and girls receive when they go missing compared to anyone outside of those demographics, according to a study published by the Northwestern University School of Law in 2016.