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CFPB Orders Citibank to Refund $4.9 million to 2,100 consumers

By Charlene Crowell NNPA News Wire Columnist Last year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) launched a national initiative, dubbed Operation Collection Protection, to further protect consumers from unlawful practices related to debt collection. Now, in a report to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), FTC summarized its results on behalf of consumers and additionally pledged to continue efforts wi ...

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Is The Bernie Sanders’ Campaign on Life Support Heading into Super Tuesday?

[caption id="attachment_45393" align="aligncenter" width="840"] Roger Caldwell says that many people in the Democratic leadership think Sanders’ platform is too radical, and too far to the left. This photo was taken during a town hall meeting at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Ariz. (Gage Skidmore/Creative Commons)[/caption] Roger Caldwell says that many people in the Democratic leadership think S ...

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Diversity among Doctors Drives Trust in Health Care

[caption id="attachment_45387" align="aligncenter" width="504"] Patricia Maryland says that it’s clear that the African-American community is shouldering an unequal burden when it comes to diabetes treatment, prevention, research and education.[/caption] Patricia Maryland says that it’s clear that more needs to be done to encourage African-Americans to pursue medical professions – and ensure the proper supp ...

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OP-ED Democrats and Republicans Continue to Ignore Black Vote – See more at: http://www.blackpressusa.com/democrats-and-republicans-continue-to-ignore-black-voters/#sthash.f6BypeHy.dpuf

     Raynard Jackson says that he is amazed at how much of the interactions Republicans have with the Black community is out of                                               fear of being labeled racists, as opposed to engaging with the Black community based on a set of shared values and interests.                                                                                                               ...

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Medal of Honor – U.S. Navy SEAL Senior Chief Edward C. Byers, Jr

President Obama awards the Medal of Honor to U.S. Navy SEAL Senior Chief Edward C. Byers, Jr. ...

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Black female physicist awarded $1.1M grant for cancer research

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green's research uses lasers to treat cancer without the side effects of chemo and radiation BY ELISA LALA PhillyVoice Staff labama scientist Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green – one of fewer than 100 black female physicists in the U.S. – has been awarded a $1.1 million grant to further develop a new patent-pending cancer treatment technology, The Alabama Media Group reports. Green's research uses ...

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Historic Alfred Street Baptist Church Donates $1M to Smithsonian’s African-American History Museum

 From Left: Lonnie G. Bunch III, founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture; the Rev. Howard-John Wesley, pastor of Alfred Street Baptist Church; Patricia Johnson, chair of the ASBC Deacon Board; and James McNeil, chair of the ASBC Board of Trustees                                                                                                               ...

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Twin suicide bombing kills 70 in Baghdad’s deadliest attack this year

[caption id="attachment_45356" align="aligncenter" width="640"] People gather at the site of suicide blasts in Baghdad's Sadr City February 28, 2016. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili[/caption] BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A twin suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State killed 70 people in a Shi'ite district of Baghdad on Sunday in the deadliest attack inside the capital this year, as militants launched an assault on its weste ...

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First African-American to Own Rolls Royce Dealership

  n - Thomas A. Moorehead has made automotive history. He’s the first African-American to own an ultra luxury Rolls-Royce dealership in America. He’s starting his second month as the owner of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars of Sterling, a community in Loudoun County in Northern Virginia. He is one of only 35 Rolls-Royce dealers nationwide. “This is a very good market,” Moorehead said. “This is the richest marke ...

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Mike Tomlin is the AFC North coach of the year

NFL Nation reporters from the AFC North -- Jeremy Fowler, Coley Harvey, Jamison Hensley and Pat McManamon -- have reviewed the film and sorted through the analytics to determine the 2015 annual awards for the division. On Thursday, we're handing out the AFC North coach of the year. Winner: Mike Tomlin Runner-up: Marvin Lewis The Pittsburgh Steelers' Tomlin was not among the seven who received votes for NFL ...

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