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Women More Likely to Face Housing Insecurity in Pandemic-Led Recession

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Women are more likely to be renters, the group hit hardest by this recession. Nearly half (45%) of female renter households...

SPORTS DIGEST: Dodgers take a stand against racial injustice

By Wave Staff and Wire Services Ten Los Angeles Dodgers players have spoken out against racial injustice in a video released July 16 and committed...

60 Years Ago: Students Launched Sit-in Movement

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Violent episodes were the exceptions and not the rule of the massively spreading Sit-in Movement. In nearly all sit-in cities, black...

Bill Cosby Spoke from Prison and the Whole World Listened

NNPA NEWSWIRE — When Bill Cosby opened up to the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) in his first interview since his incarceration more than...

Black Women’s Roundtable Launches ‘BWR Justice Project’ To Address Racial, Economic, Gender and Health Bias Impacting Black Women and Their Families

  Washington, DC – In early November, the Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) launched its “BWR Racial, Economic, Health, Gender and Reproductive Justice Project” (BWR Justice...
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Invasive Cheatgrass Taking Over Western Desert

by Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss Dear EarthTalk: What is Cheatgrass and when did it become such a big problem out west? —William G., Portland, ME Cheatgrass...

Satellite images confirm uneven impact of climate change

University of Copenhagen researchers have been following vegetation trends across the planet's driest areas using satellite imagery from recent decades. They have identified a...

Food Banks Prevent 12 Billion Kilograms of Greenhouse Gases from Entering Earth’s Atmosphere

New Research Confirms Food Banks are a “Green” Solution to Hunger Chicago, IL, Sept. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Food banks in 70 countries mitigated...

Using Instagram To Battle Climate Change & Protect the Planet

by Sophia Jacobs  Dear EarthTalk: What are the best Instagram feeds to follow lately if I’m into environmental activism and fighting climate change? —Bill S., New...

Crump Announces GoFundMe Campaign for Single Mother Britany Jacobs in Clearwater ‘Stand Your Ground’ Case

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Civil rights attorney Ben Crump announced a new GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for Britany Jacobs, the fiance of the man gunned...

Civil Rights Leaders Urge Protection of Voting Rights and Counting Every Vote

WASHINGTON – Leaders from civil rights groups today discussed the importance of protecting voting rights for all following the midterm elections and ongoing ballot counting...

Dangerous Stereotypes Stalk Black College Athletes

by Joseph Cooper, University of Connecticut |  If you go strictly by the official account, heatstroke was the cause of death for University of...

NAACP to Mobilize Millennials & Youth to Defeat Hate at 109th Annual Convention

BALTIMORE – The NAACP’s 109th National Convention, taking place in San Antonio, TX from July 14th – 18th, will feature a wide variety of events and...

National Urban League: SCOTUS Delivers a Crushing Blow to Livelihood and Rights of Union Workers

WASHINGTON, DC (June 27, 2018) -- National Urban League President Marc H. Morial today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s...
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Women More Likely to Face Housing Insecurity in Pandemic-Led Recession

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Women are more likely to be renters, the group hit hardest by this recession. Nearly half (45%) of female renter households...

SPORTS DIGEST: Dodgers take a stand against racial injustice

By Wave Staff and Wire Services Ten Los Angeles Dodgers players have spoken out against racial injustice in a video released July 16 and committed...

60 Years Ago: Students Launched Sit-in Movement

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Violent episodes were the exceptions and not the rule of the massively spreading Sit-in Movement. In nearly all sit-in cities, black...
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