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Charlene Crowell 

Only 1 in 7 renters can afford homeownership, homelessness at an all-time high

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Sherreta R. Harrison, Guest columnist 

Today, when our history is threatened by erasure, our communities are being dismantled by systemic disinvestment, Juneteenth can serve as a rallying cry for communal healing and collective action.

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Sheryl Merritt, MBA, CEO/Broker, New Legacy Realty 

Here is how to get assistance.

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A recent 7-2 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court gave consumers a long-sought victory that ended more than a decade of challenges over the constitutionality of the agency created to be the nation’s financial cop on the beat. 

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Charlene Crowell 

Never-married Black women have 8 cents in wealth for every dollar held by while males.

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Columnist Charlene Crowell 

Multiple recent announcements from the Biden administration offer new hope for the 43.2 million borrowers hoping to get relief from the onerous burden of a collective $1.727 trillion dollars of student loan debt.

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Ron Reynolds, Texas State Representative 

NNPA NEWSWIRE – MAGA proponents peddle baseless claims of widespread voter fraud to justify voter suppression tactics that disproportionately target Black voters. From restrictive voter ID laws to purging voter rolls to limiting early voting hours, these measures are designed to silence the voices of marginalized communities and maintain the status quo of power and privilege.

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Dr. Calvin E. Moore, Jr. 

Yet our responsibility to all parents and society at large means we must do more to share insights, especially with underserved and under-resourced communities.

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Columnist Charlene Crowell 

Each spring, many aspiring students and their families begin receiving college acceptance letters and offers of financial aid packages. This year’s college decisions will add yet another consideration: the effects of a 2023 Supreme Court, 6-3 ruling that ended the use of affirmative action. No longer can race be considered as one of many other factors to reach college admissions decisions.

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Rep. Ron Reynolds is a devout Christian and a successful small business owner. 

The decision of many Black men to disengage from the Democratic Party is rooted in a complex interplay of historical disenchantment, unmet promises, and a sense of disillusionment with the political establishment.

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