Category Archives: In The News

Do You Have An Attitude About Money? Change It in 10 Easy Steps

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] by Lynette Holloway Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times

It’s no secret that African Americans face unique challenges to their financial security that are unlike those of white households. An estimated 42 percent of African American households use credit for basic expenses, such as rent, groceries and utilities, according to The Challenge of Credit...

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ADD ECONOMIC JUSTICE TO THE BLACK AGENDA

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] by Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist

The groundswell for criminal justice reform has become headline news. Demonstrations spanning the nation and many parts of the globe have demanded justice for those lives taken by questionable and fatal police behavior.

Yet, Black America also suffers from another kind of injustice that is economic in nature and as pervasive as it is cruel. According...

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FINANCIAL SHACKLES STILL IN PLACE

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] by Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist

From 1865’s Emancipation Proclamation to 1954’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, and 1965’s voting rights legislation, Black Americans have vigilantly fought for freedom.

Celebrations of our milestone moments convey our unique American history. By embracing our history, we teach our youth and remind older ones...

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