Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Bridgette Outten

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A Chicago native, Bridgette has been a journalist since she first wrote for her seventh grade newsletter. Today, that passion is just as strong. She has written for several newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, the Houston Defender, the Marshall News-Messenger (Texas) and the Springfield News-Sun (Ohio).

Loss for the FCC is ‘Huge Win’ for Civil Rights Enforcement

A federal appeals court ruling against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) -- and in favor of Comcast Corp. -- could mean the end of...

Texas Board of Ed Amends Textbook Content and Rewrites History

The majority-conservative Texas Board of Education recently made sweeping amendments to textbook policy content, with educators across the country considering the effects. According to the...

CBC Says President Obama Accountable for Black America

A recent report highlighted 162,000 new jobs created in March and a 9.7 percent unemployment rate holding steady --- figures which have been met...

Diamond Ventures vs. SBA: David vs. Goliath-like Saga

A racial discrimination lawsuit brought against the U.S. Small Business Administration by Diamond Ventures LLC, a venture capitalist firm, may be nearing its end...

Congress Takes Recess without Paying Settlement to Black Farmers

The U.S. Congress took a two-week recess without appropriating $1.25 billion in settlement money it agreed to pay black farmers for years of United...

Morial and National Urban League Ask: What Can 10 Questions Do?

The power of participating in the U.S. 2010 census, the power to be counted, should not be taken lightly, according to National Urban League...