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Obamacare: Navigators Provide Help for Health Insurance

Philadelphia Tribune:  When Geremen Teklehaimanot came into the Baltimore Medical System office Thursday hoping to renew the same sliding-scale health policy that he had...

‘Black Twitter’ Creates Web Buzz

By Bobbi Booker of the Philadelphia Tribune “Black Twitter” has captured the imagination of the online world. Although exact figures for Twitter use among African...

Looming Fate of SNAP Threatens Welfare of Millions

By Damon C. Williams for the Philadelphia Tribune If data from a recent report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Center on Budget and Policy...

It’s Time to Repeal Stand Your Ground

Philadelphia Tribune Editorial The controversial Stand Your Ground self-defense laws in Florida and other states are coming under increased attack. Entertainers Stevie Wonder and Jay Z...

Epidemiologist Traces the Roots of Mass Incarceration

By Bobbi Booker for the Philadelphia Tribune Thursday, the government said the U.S. prison population dropped for the third straight year in 2012. The Bureau...

Finally, the Obama I Voted for Appears

By George Curry For more than four years, I have said that I liked candidate Barack Obama better than I like President Obama. Candidate Obama addressed...

2015 NAACP Convention Coming to Philadelphia

The Philly Tribune Philadelphia has been chosen as the host city for the NAACP’s national convention in 2015, beating out St. Louis and Milwaukee for...

NAACP Supports School Reform Group

A coalition pushing for greater accountability and better conditions for teachers and students in Philadelphia’s public school system has widened its support base, drawing...

Trayvon’s Mom to Urban League: ‘Use My Broken Heart’

Philly Tribune: The mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin told a National Urban League gathering in Philadelphia on Friday to use her tragedy to...

National Urban League Conference Comes to Philly

When the National Urban League convenes in Philadelphia next week, the organization will focus on job creation and address attacks on voting rights, affirmative...