Economic Equity

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Income and Wealth Inequality: 4 Economists Ponder What’s Ahead in 2018

The top 10 percent of Americans owned nearly three-fourths of overall wealth, and the bottom 40 percent had virtually no wealth …

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5 Factors That Fuel Income Inequality

Insidious structural and psychological factors that contribute to social and income inequality, often in spite of people’s best intentions.

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NAACP Calls for Greater Advocacy Against Gun Policies and Lobby

The NAACP issued the following statement today regarding the school shooting mass murder tragedy in Florida.

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How to Teach Your Children Social and Emotional Development

New teaching methods for better emotional development: professionals with advanced degrees are not necessarily equipped to help children with homework.

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Excellent Education, Let’s Take Back the Fight for Education Equality

All children deserve to get the tools they need to make their dreams come true. But high school dropouts typically don’t have them.

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Higher Health Risks for Low Income Black and Hispanic Graduates

African-Americans and Hispanic Americans seem resilient psychologically, it doesn’t mean that low-income stress dose not have health risks.

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Former Black Panther Awarded $4 Million, Attacked by Oakland Councilwoman

Elaine Brown, a former leader of the Black Panther, who was 72 years old at that time was the victim of elder abuse and battery, according to the jury.

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Gerry McCants Proposes Economic Equity Agenda for The NC NAACP

Gerry McCants says the African-American community must become more aggressive  strengthening businesses, and building healthy partnerships to improve economic opportunities.

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Historic Thousands That Gathered in Raleigh, Despite the Rain

Yesterday’s delegation of resisters shall come to recognize we have a collective soul that will not perish.  A soul that will rise in triumph over every obstacle cast in our path …

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NNPA Foundation Chair Touts the Virtues of the Black Press

Ashley-Ward sees the Black Press as vital to African Americans and the NNPA will also be necessary “as long as we have racism and sexism in our country,” she said. “We tell the stories …”

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“Fair Play Charter” Aimed at Rooting Out Bias in the Ad Industry

The Fair Play Charter was issued in response to perceived “no Hispanic”/“no urban” directives in the media-buying process …

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20/20 Investment Club Launches Women’s Empowerment Initiative

20/20 Investment Club has launched Campaign INSPIRE!, a national women’s empowerment initiative designed to celebrate the power of unity at a critical time in our nation’s history.

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