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Baby boomers and unemployment straining disability funds

Baby boomers and unemployment straining disability funds Close to two million African Americans are receiving DI benefits. The Social Security Administration reports that as of December 2010, 28 percent of African American recipients were under the poverty line. By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent      WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Another partisan battle is brewing on Capitol Hill as Social Security in general, ...

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Diverse Environmental leaders bureau shows: ‘The most effective way to do it is to do it !’

Diverse Environmental leaders bureau shows: ‘The most effective way to do it is to do it !’ ...

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Marches and protests predated 1964 March On Washington

Marches and protests predated 1964 March On Washington ...

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Concussions a greater problem for Black youth

Concussions a greater problem for Black youth Dr. Gary Harris hopes to improve the way the Howard University Bison football team combats concussions, using this “Lilypad” Arduino chip to measure impact during games.                                  (Photo courtesy Howard University) By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent      WASHINGTON, D.C. (NNPA) – Despite the flurry of news about NFL lawsuits over con ...

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Blacks unemployment best in six years

Blacks unemployment best in six years ...

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U.S. political views not rigidly defined

U.S. political views not rigidly defined ...

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Liberation Narratives: New and Collected Poems 1966-2009

Liberation Narratives: New and Collected Poems 1966-2009 ...

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All students benefit from minority teachers

All students benefit from minority teachers ...

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Black farmer lobbyist wants piece of Indian deal

Black farmer lobbyist wants piece of Indian deal By Matt Volz      The president of the National Black Farmers Association says he’s being stiffed by the attorneys behind a $3.4 billion government settlement with Native American landowners who asked him to lobby Congress to fund the payout. John Boyd, who spent years championing the discrimination claims of tens of thousands of Black farmers, said he took o ...

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