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U.S. winning the ‘War on Poverty”

U.S. winning the ‘War on Poverty” ...

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Credit Card Debt threatens Black middle class

In the Recession’s aftermath, 79 percent of middle class African American households carry credit card debt. And although they have less debt than before the Recession, the credit crunch continues as Black households spend an average $368 on credit to make ends meet. ...

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Past and present converge at Mandela’s burial

Past and present converge at Mandela’s burial ...

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President Obama praises Mandela as ‘Great Liberator’

President Obama praises Mandela as ‘Great Liberator’ ...

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South Africans still celebrating ‘Tata’ Mandela

South Africans still celebrating ‘Tata’ Mandela ...

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Black unemployment dips to five-year low

Black unemployment dips to five-year low By Freddie Allen      WASHINGTON, DC (NNPA) –Black unemployment rate fell to a five-year low in November, according to the latest jobs report by the Labor Department, but economists saw little to celebrate as Congress inaction threatens the federal unemployment insurance programs that helps millions of families. The unemployment rate for Blacks fell to 12.5 percent l ...

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Many in-home workers live in poverty

Many in-home workers live in poverty ...

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Uninsured Blacks eligible for more aid

Uninsured Blacks eligible for more aid ...

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Nelson Mandela has died

"Our nation has lost its greatest son," South African President Jacob Zuma said in a press conference on Thursday. Addressing South Africans, Zuma said "Nelson Mandela brought us together and it is together that we bid him farewell." Mandela was the first black president of South Africa and the first to win a fully free democratic election in the country. He served a single term from 1994 through 1999 and t ...

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