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Former NNPA Chairs Talk Yesterday, Today and the Future

Part One in a series, as the NNPA prepares to Celebrate 80 Years as the Voice of Black America
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Mental Health Stigma Still Affecting African Americans

The NNPA is taking a closer look at the stigma of mental illness in the African American community. This is the first...
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Supreme Court Shoots Down Trump’s Census Citizenship Question

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “In blocking Trump’s ability to add a citizenship question, the court has ensured that voting rights for people of...

Harris Introduces EQUAL Defense Act to Boost Pay and Resources, Limit Workload of Public...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Wednesday introduced the Ensuring Quality Access to Legal Defense (EQUAL Defense) Act of 2019. The legislation aims to support public...

New 2020 poll: Biden has 32-point lead over Sanders

If the Democratic presidential primary were to be held today or tomorrow, former Vice President Joe Biden would win the contest hands-down....

US economy grew at 3.2 percent in first quarter

The U.S. real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose 3.2 percent in the first quarter of 2019, according to a data estimate released...
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Epidemic of missing Black girls continues to stump authorities, frustrate parents

Epidemic of missing Black girls continues to stump authorities, frustrate parentsLashaya Stine, 16

State of Black America Is Strong, Experts SayStacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor)

Black Farmers, HBCUs Winners in Farm Bill

By Stacy BrownRacial disparities in American farming have always existed. In a 1998 settlement, the United States Department...
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High school football player dies after breaking neck in game

JACKSON, MISS. — High school football player Jeremiah Williams died after he broke two vertebrae in his neck.  Williams was injured when he tried to make a...