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Black Students With Disabilities Deserve Better School Experiences

From physical restraints to less access to inclusive classrooms, Black students with disabilities do not have an equitable school experience.

‘The Job Isn’t Done’: More Black Americans Need Health Insurance Coverage

A health insurance survey released by the Commonwealth Fund reveals ongoing coverage needs for Black people, despite recent federal intervention.

New York Fund Apologizes For Role In Tuskegee Syphilis Study

The apology and an accompanying monetary donation to a descendants' group, the Voices for Our Fathers Legacy Foundation, were presented during a ceremony in Tuskegee.

Why Biden Is Resisting The Pressure To Cancel $50,000 In Student Loan Debt Per...

Lawmakers within the Biden's party urge the President to cancel $50k for each of the 43 million federal student loan borrowers.

Border State Democrat Knocks Biden Administration Plans To Mitigate Expected Migrant Surge

A US-Mexico border state Democrat joined a chorus of Republican lawmakers in knocking the Biden administration's plan to mitigate a potential surge of migrants.

Crosley Green’s Disputed Conviction Stands, The 64-Year-Old Has No Intention Of Giving Up

A federal appeals panel is reinstating Crosley Green's 1990 murder conviction -- but the fight to prove his innocence is not over.

Strickland Introduces Legislation To Increase Military Access To Affordable Housing

Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) recently introduced a package of legislative bills to help improve access to housing and affordability for our men and women in the armed services.

So-called ‘Free Credit’ Offers Come With Costly Catches

Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) plans increasingly are being offered as a convenient credit alternative that enables purchases to be made in installments. But consumer groups and economic justice organizations point out that these financial products may be just another explosive form of predatory lending that exploits unsuspecting consumers.

Dr. Anthony Fauci Discusses The Impact Of COVID-19 On African Americans

A member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, Fauci has at times found himself at odds with President Donald Trump. For example, earlier this year, the president announced that he would withdraw U.S. funding and support for the World Health Organization (WHO). However, Dr. Fauci told the NNPA that he still maintains a close relationship with the organization.

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