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How to Network Your Way to a Great New Job

How to Network Your Way to a Great New Job

(StatePoint) When it comes to getting a job or doing business, social media and other forms of electronic communication are a great networking tool, however, there will never be a substitute for communicating face-to-face. In 2013, [...]

Tips to Save for College

Tips to Save for College

(StatePoint) As thousands of high school graduates prepare for college, more than a few households are coping with “sticker shock” when it comes to higher education costs. And many students are leaving universities not only with [...]

Small Businesses Owners: Raising Minimum Wage Makes Good Business Sense

Small Businesses Owners: Raising Minimum Wage Makes Good Business Sense

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent More than 60 percent of small business owners with employees favor increasing the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 in three stages, according to a new survey. The poll, [...]

Tips to Ensure a Smooth Transition to College

Tips to Ensure a Smooth Transition to College

The transition to college is an exciting time, full of anticipation for the next chapter of life. But with new opportunities come uncertainties, from financing an education to picking the right courses. “Paying for college and [...]

Black Man killed in a Chokehold by NYPD Officer

Black Man killed in a Chokehold by NYPD Officer

By Herb Boyd Rev. Al Sharpton was in the middle of his speech recounting how Eric Garner, 43, had been killed in a chokehold by NYPD officer when Garner’s wife collapsed by his side on the [...]

Now is the Time to Get School Immunizations

Now is the Time to Get School Immunizations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Frequent news reports about whooping cough and measles, diseases long thought vanquished by vaccines in the US, serve as a reminder of the importance of getting back-to-school immunizations for your child now. In [...]

Phi Beta Sigma Museum Opens in NW D.C.

Phi Beta Sigma Museum Opens in NW D.C.

by Courtney Jacobs Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper First Black Fraternity to Open its Own Museum The ribbon cutting ceremony was one of several events planned for members and their guests to take [...]

Susan Gray School Currently Seeking Applications for Children

Susan Gray School Currently Seeking Applications for Children

By Kurt Brobeck Peabody College’s Susan Gray School for Children has long been known at Vanderbilt and in the Nashville community as a resource for early childhood education of children with developmental disabilities. Not everyone knows, [...]

Charges of Discrimination Surface at Gupton College

Charges of Discrimination Surface at Gupton College

NASHVILLE, TN — Since 1946 John A. Gupton College has offered a professional curriculum in funeral arts and sciences. The small liberal arts college located on Church Street in North Nashville is a little more than [...]

Korean Comedians Wear Blackface Again: Will They Ever Stop

Korean Comedians Wear Blackface Again: Will They Ever Stop

By Steve Han Special to the NNPA from New America Media via KoreAm When we saw that Gag Concert, a popular comedy show on South Korea’s state-run TV network KBS, featured comedians wearing blackface makeup (again), [...]

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