New Report Finds ‘Staggering Inequality’ Of Incomes Once Decried By MLK

New Report Finds ‘Staggering Inequality’ Of Incomes Once Decried By MLK

Income inequality, one of the issues that so troubled the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., is again front and center in today’s news. ...

Lennon  Lacy Case Moves Forward

Lennon Lacy Case Moves Forward

The FBI has now been investigating the open questions surrounding the mysterious hanging death of black teenager in the small eastern North Carolina town of Bladenboro for at least ...

Boko Haram Commits ‘Deadliest Massacre Yet’ In Baga

Boko Haram Commits ‘Deadliest Massacre Yet’ In Baga

The northern Nigerian town of Baga was devastated over the weekend by a surprise raid conducted by Boko Haram insurgents apparently aimed at a major military base constructed there ...

March for Paris Victims Of Shooting Called A Display Of Contradiction

March for Paris Victims Of Shooting Called A Display Of Contradiction

Close to 4 million people joined a historic march in Paris, France, on Sunday, to show sympathy with the 12 fallen staffers of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical magazine ...

Nigeria Joins Israel, U.S. to Defeat Pro-Palestinian Vote

Nigeria Joins Israel, U.S. to Defeat Pro-Palestinian Vote

In a surprise turn of events, Nigeria lined up with the U.S. and Israel to defeat an effort by Palestinians to move the needle on the nearly 50 years ...

As NNPA prepares for 75th Anniversary:  President envisions Black Press as ‘main stream’

As NNPA prepares for 75th Anniversary: President envisions Black Press as ‘main stream’

According to an analysis of U. S. Census Bureau population stats, people of color, including African-Americans, will gradually increase to become a clear majority of America's popu ...

Cuts Pushed By Funder Spurred Ebola Crisis In West Africa – Study

Cuts Pushed By Funder Spurred Ebola Crisis In West Africa – Study

Spending cuts, pushed by an international lender, “weakened health care systems in the West African region”, leaving the countries “under-funded, ...

MCCRORY’S FINANCIALTIES QUESTIONED IN ETHICS COMPLAINT

RALEIGH, N.C. - As he enters the second half of his term this week, Governor Pat McCrory is facing allegations of ethics violations. Progress North Carolina Action has filed an ethics complaint against the governor, accusing him of failing to disclose ownership of stock in Duke Energy, failing to report incom more ...

January 15, 2015 (0) comments

Black-owned bakery destroyed in Ferguson riots rebounds after receiving $250K in online nations — Others Rebound Too!

SPECIAL FROM BLACKNEWS.COM Ferguson, MO — Natalie DuBose, founder of Natalie’s Cakes and More, a bakery in Ferguson, MO has received more than $250K in online donations after her business was destroyed by looters. The shop, located at 100 South Florissant Road, sells delicious baked goods at local flea market more ...

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What we all should know about cervical cancer

Did you know that, According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), cervical cancer will be diagnosed in about 13,000 women in the United States this year, and approximately 4,100 women will die from it?  African-American women develop cervical cancer more often than white women and are twice as likely to die more ...

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OUR VOICE, “Is Obama trying to kill Black colleges?” by George Curry

  Is Barack Obama, the nation’s first African American president, trying to kill Historically Black Colleges and Universities? If he’s not, he’s going to have a difficult time convincing HBCU presidents, trustees and alumni. Surprisingly, Obama has become their worst nightmare. Neither Obama, the First L more ...

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