When I was in the process of reading and writing about Nielsen and the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s report on African-American buying power for this week’s Black newspapers, I was reminded of how many top companies
One of the most insidious forms of racial discrimination and injustice is the growing manifestation known as racially motivated “economic segregation.” Across the United States during the eight years of the Bush administration
Ed. Note:U.S. Census data released Wednesday revealed troubling poverty figures, with some 46 million Americans -- including one in every five children -- living below the poverty line. Donald Barlett and James Steele, award-winning journalists and authors of the new book, "Betrayal of the American Dream," warn
Last week, we learned that African American unemployment rates stayed level last month, with an absurdly high official unemployment rate of 14.1 percent. Unemployment rates for African American men fell, while those for African
“Congress is unable to do the work of the American people because too many politicians believe that compromise means capitulation. This must change, because just as bees cannot sting and make honey at the same time, members
The primary goal of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. this week is to highlight the sharp contrast between the policies of President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, his Republican opponent.
Millions of Black Americans and millions of other Americans who know the essential power and responsibility of voting are welcoming the decision just made by the United States District Court in Washington, D.C. A three-judge