• 378
    0

    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent House members returned to the U.S. Capitol last Friday and, after some debate, passed the Inflation Reduction Act, major legislation that the Biden-Harris administration said would lower health-care costs, fight climate change, raise taxes on some large companies and reduce the deficit. President Biden signed the ...
  • 852
    0

    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent On the first anniversary of the police murder of George Floyd, President Joe Biden invited the slain Black man’s family to the White House. At the time, Biden expressed optimism that the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act would become law. That didn’t happen. On the ...
  • 711
    0

    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent America – and most notably Black America – is back to work, declared President Joe Biden as he announced one of the most robust job reports in modern times. “History has been made here,” the president declared. The economy created 467,000 jobs in January, and the ...
  • 1047
    0

    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Nat’l Correspondent President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are stepping up their efforts to narrow the racial wealth gap. Following the President’s visit to Oklahoma, where he observed the centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre, the Administration announced it would reinvest in communities that failed policies have ...
  • 1370
    0

    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Nat’l Correspondent President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have announced actions to strengthen health equity and address racial disparities in maternal health through increased investment in reducing maternal mortality and morbidity. The White House said the President’s discretionary funding request includes significant funding to reduce maternal ...
  • 1679
    0

    Moving Marginalized Communities Toward America’s Bounty  By Charlene Crowell On January 26, President Joe Biden took steps to bring the nation towards the long-promised, but never realized, pledge of racial justice. Four executive orders signed that day make clear that the new Administration will take meaningful and corrective actions. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) was ...
  • 1550
    0

    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Nat’l Correspondent President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders that his less than two-week-old administration hopes will be a catalyst to tackling America’s long-standing race problem. Biden’s action focused on equity and included police and prison reform and public housing. “America has never lived up to ...