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Constance “Connie” Harper, Associate Publisher/Editor at Cleveland Call & Post, dies at the age of 81

Civil Rights advocate and longtime Call and Post Newspaper Associate Publisher and Exec Editor Constance "Connie" Harper died Friday at a Dayton, Ohio hospital where she was on life support after suffering a heart attack. She was 81. ...

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Blacks Have Become Obsolete

Columbus Post guest columnist James Clingman discusses the state of Blacks ...

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Black women-owned businesses up

WASHINGTON (NNPA) –From the rubble of the Great Recession, women business owners are emerging victorious with record growth and economic impact. Even so, women entrepreneurs still face barriers to success. ...

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Race to the Bottom

If you and your children were sitting at the dinner table, with no food and no prospects for getting any, what would you say to them and what would you do? Would you tell them they have no food because you cannot get a job? ...

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Obama eases student loan debt

From 2003 to 2014, student debt in America skyrocketed from $250 million to $1.2 trillion, surpassing credit card debt. As more students, especially Black students, rely on grants and loans ...

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Many sentenced to death are innocent

Since 1973, more than 300 innocent defendants have been sentenced to death, largely because Blacks are overrepresented among murder convictions and among those who are wrongfully condemned to die, according to a recent report. ...

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Black farmers finally collect in $1.2 billion discrimination case

For decades, Black farmers fought the United States Department of Agriculture over racial discrimination. ...

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Black workers would benefit from minimum wage hike

Increasing the minimum wage would disproportionately benefit Black workers and push the country closer to racial and economic equality, according to a recent report by the Economic Policy Institute, a non-profit think tank focused on economic policies that affect low- and middle-income workers. ...

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Upcoming Washington march should again focus on jobs

Civil rights leaders will march on Washington, D.C. on Saturday, August 24 to observe the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. ...

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