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CBC Leads Effort in Voting Rights Amendment

CBC Leads Effort in Voting Rights Amendment

By Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer Congressional Black Caucus Chair Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) led a contingent of caucus members and other minority groups in a public plea to Republicans last [...]

President Obama Acts to Ease Student Loan Debt

President Obama Acts to Ease Student Loan Debt

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent From 2003 to 2014, student debt in America skyrocketed from $250 million to $1.2 trillion, surpassing credit card debt. As more students, especially Blacks students, rely on grants and loans [...]

Pumps in Poltics

Pumps in Poltics

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Pumps in Politics Summer Internship Program

Pumps in Politics Summer Internship Program

Do you have a love for politics? Are you currently a female high school or college student looking for an internship? Well, then you should apply for the Pumps in Politics Summer Internship Program.  We’re placing [...]

African-American Women Lawyers Obtain Historic Wins

African-American Women Lawyers Obtain Historic Wins

NASHVILLE, TN — Allegra Walker and Sheila Calloway are two hardworking African-American lawyers dedicated to bringing justice to the people they serve every day. Now, they are both making history in Nashville’s judicial system. Allegra is [...]

Obama Care Success Story

Obama Care Success Story

By: Judge Greg Mathis The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obama Care, was passed in 2010 and since then there has been a non-stop battle to destroy and discredit the legislation. Republicans [...]

NAACP Outraged Over Georgia’s New Gun Law

NAACP Outraged Over Georgia’s New Gun Law

by James Wright Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer The interim president of the NAACP on Friday excoriated Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal’s decision to sign a bill that allows gun owners to carry weapons [...]

Prominent Community Leaders Support Funk

Prominent Community Leaders Support Funk

By Jason Luntz NASHVILLE, TN — District Attorney Candidate Glenn Funk is good for the African-American community, at least according to a group of community leaders who personally endorsed Funk for the position. “I personally support [...]

Obama Says Civil Rights Movement Opened Door for his Election

Obama Says Civil Rights Movement Opened Door for his Election

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief AUSTIN, Texas (NNPA) –With civil rights legends Andrew Young, John Lewis and Julian Bond and Jesse Jackson looking on, President Barack Obama on Thursday credited the Civil Rights Movement and [...]

Council Members Endorse McGuire for Primary Election

Council Members Endorse McGuire for Primary Election

By Jason Luntz The race for the Davidson County District Attorney’s office in the May 6 primary election is getting close scrutiny from the African-American community. It is the District Attorney who decides which criminal cases [...]

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