Economic Equity

Emmett Till’s Life Matters – Some Measure of Justice Might Ultimately Prevail

Today, all of the people directly involved in Till’s murder are dead – save for one: Carolyn Bryant Donham. Eighty-four years old and living with family in Raleigh, North Carolina, FBI investigators and federal prosecutors have had their eyes on Bryant-Donham for several years.

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New Lilly Diabetes Helpline to Assist People Seeking Solutions to Insulin Affordability

Among the multiple solutions being made available through the helpline are short-term and long-term options for people with immediate needs for insulin and how people with lower incomes can access Lilly insulin through free clinics.

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Trade Rules Are Deeply Flawed but Trump’s Tariff Fixation Is Hurting America and the Rest of the World

He has hiked tariffs on goods and services from China, Canada, Mexico, Europe and beyond, prompting a wave of retaliation in kind that is sure to crimp American exports of everything from pork and soybeans to synthesizers.

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In the wake of the letter sent earlier in the week, and following Trump’s remarks in Montana, Pelosi on Thursday night tweeted that the president should stop “making despicable attacks” on the congresswoman.

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Black Leaders Express “Profound Indignation” Over Schumer and Pelosi’s Failure to Defend Maxine Waters From Trump Attacks

In the wake of the letter sent earlier in the week, and following Trump’s remarks in Montana, Pelosi on Thursday night tweeted that the president should stop “making despicable attacks” on the congresswoman.

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Rep. Maxine Waters Takes Strong Stand for Fair Housing at HUD New Legislation Would Restore Revoked Protections and Rules

Fifty years ago, Congress empowered HUD to dismantle legalized discrimination in housing to create opportunity for all as where you live is a factor in so many of life’s outcomes, including education and healthcare…

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Black Newspaper Publishers Take a Hit with Trump’s Tariffs on Canadian Newsprint

Amid the rush to comprehend the ramifications of a full-scale international trade war initiated by the errant and backward tariff policies of the Trump Administration, there are results of the tariffs that need to be challenged by Black America.

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Books Aim to Strengthen the Business of Black-Owned Barber Shops and Hair Salons

The barbershop book, “Keep That Seat Hot and the beauty shop book, Her Hair is Her Crown of Glory”, teach business principles for owning, growing, and sustaining a business. They discuss practical and common- sense approaches…

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Psychologist Reveals the Real Motivation Behind Female Rivalries

Secret Betrayal: How to Heal Female Rivalries uncovers the truth behind the root cause of the “epidemic”. Included are interviews from female celebrities on the topic and the Foreword is a transcribed interview with the late great Dr. Maya Angelou.

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Black Teen CEO, Zandra, Debuts New Plant-Based Skincare Product Line and Production Facility

The full range, which will be made available in stores across the USA by Fall 2018, will include a Herbal Clay Clarifying Bar, Toner for skin repair and normalizing the skin after cleansing, a Scrub Mask…

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Milo Wants Vigilantes to Start Killing Journalists, and He’s Not Being ‘Ironic’

“I can’t wait for the vigilante squads to start gunning journalists down on sight,” the far-right provocateur texted a reporter for the New York Observer this week. When the reporter inquired further, Yiannopoulos explained…

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ACLU Veteran Laura Murphy Leads Facebook’s Discrimination Audit

Even though she finds the moniker amusing, it’s an accurate characterization that comes from a combination of her work in civil rights, crisis management, consulting and a track record for ultimately getting her clients to do the right thing.

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Toxic Trump White House Cancels Philadelphia Eagles Visit after Few Players Plan to Show

The Trump White House has become known for, a visit by the 2018 NFL Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles was cancelled after they informed the White House that a small team delegation of about ten players was planning to attend.

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