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Researchers say: Families with two out of five different types of deprivation qualify as poor: low income; poor health; no High School diploma; unemployed; no health insurance

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By Roger Caldwell, NNPA Newswire Contributor 

During an arrest in 2015 of bank department executive, Noel Carter, who happens to be a Black man was viciously and brutally beaten along Orange Avenue early in the morning.

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Author and Editor Rivera Sun says if you want to make change, think outside the protest box.

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A. Scott Bolden 

Traitors like Jefferson Davis and other Confederates are memorialized while a woman who risked her life time and again to free enslaved people is simply dismissed.

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Bill Fletcher, Jr., NNPA Newswire Contributor 

You must have seen this video of a father speaking with his pre-verbal son about the season finale of Empire.

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Bill Fletcher, Jr., NNPA Newswire Contributor 

If every tactic that was used by African Americans in the Civil Rights Movement and/or in the fight against apartheid South Africa was either criminalized or attacked by the US Congress, how would you respond?

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Vanessa Mbonu, NAACP Digital Director 

We are now able to actualize the healing and collective unity so many generations have worked to achieve in ways which bring power to our communities in America, Africa and throughout our Diaspora.

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Alan enjoying life. 

My friend Alan ended his four-year battle with prostate cancer, and I started my war to engage Black men and make them know the importance of prostate cancer screening.

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By Bill Fletcher, Jr., NNPA Newswire Contributor 

When I looked at my email in-box this afternoon, I encountered one of those messages that I dread: yet another person I know has been institutionalized as a result of Alzheimer’s.

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Charlene Crowell 

When a Black billionaire adopted Morehouse College’s 135th graduating class, paying their student loans, he not only impactedtheir lives, but also the lives of family members who have co-signed on these loans

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