Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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It isn't the first study and it certainly won't be the last.  A new study on the wealth gap between blacks and white in the U.S. conducted by the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and the Corporation For Economic Development (CFED) shows that it...
Since launching its #YouDontKnowMe PSA during the annual ESSENCE Music Festival in New Orleans, Verizon has received positive plaudits for re-imaging African American youth. Good Black News noted that the campaign appropriately takes aim at negative stereotypes that all...
In a recent campaign appearance in Las Vegas, Nevada, Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton made a pledge to upgrade America's aging infrastructure. "It's not only what you can see; it's also under the ground, the water systems, the sewer...
On August 8, 2016, NAACP President Cornell W. Brooks joined NAACP Youth & College Division President Stephen Green and the Roanoke Virginia NAACP Youth Council for a sit-in at Representative Bob Goodlatte's office (R-VA). At the top of their...
Through a new partnership between the Departments of Energy (DOE), Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Agriculture (USDA), Health and Human Services (HHS), Veteran’s Affairs (VA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Obama Administration is aggressively pursuing the goal of...
Two months after completing its merger with Time Warner Cable and acquisition of Bright House Networks, Charter Communications announced the election of Kim Crawford Goodman to its Board of Directors. As the thirteenth member of the Board, Goodman is the...
On Friday, August 5, Democratic nominee for president Hillary Clinton will address members of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and members of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) at a joint conference in Washington, DC. The question is: Will...
How crazy does Donald Trump have to be before party leaders toss him over the side and pull their endorsements? Pretty crazy apparently.  It wasn't enough that Trump called for the ban of a group from entering the U.S....
Lacy Clay Wins. In a candidacy launched out of the frustration in the community after the murder of teenager Michael Brown in August 2014, State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal decided to run against Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO).  Last night, Clay won...
On Friday in Washington, D.C., Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will speak to African American and Hispanic journalists at the 2016 National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) joint convention. "It is notable that Democratic...