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NAACP Joins “Opportunity Starts at Home” Campaign to Increase Affordable Housing across America

MEDIA CONTACT: Malik Russell/ mrussell@naacpnet.org National Groups Partner in Opportunity Starts at Home Campaign WASHINGTON, D.C./NNPANewswirePR/ The NAACP, the nation’s foremost civil rights organization, has joined a coalition of other social justice organizations to push for more affordable housing policies across the country through the “Opportunity Starts at Home” campaign. Recent NLIHC research shows the U.S. has a shortage of 7.2 million rental …

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First Ever Gospel Album Don’t Let The Devil Ride Out On March 23rd via Thirty Tigers

After a dozen roots-rock records, Paul Thorn reclaims his past by celebrating the first music he was ever exposed to. Don’t Let the Devil Ride combines strong influences stemming from Paul’s life experiences and his earliest musical influence: gospel. Thorn spent his youth singing in his father’s Pentecostal church. But his most memorable musical experiences were at an African American branch of …

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Howard University Students Rebuild, Mentor in Puerto Rico for Alternative Spring Break

By Tatyana Hopkins (NNPA Newswire Special Correspondent) ARECIBO, Puerto Rico—When Howard University student Jasmine Stevens fled New Orleans in 2005 to avoid Hurricane Katrina, she left with just enough clothes for two days. The Category 3 storm would cover her family’s neighborhood in eight-feet of water, destroy their belongings and force them to abandon their home and flee to Port …

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New EPI Study Shows No Progress for Blacks in Homeownership, Unemployment and Incarceration in 50 Years

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Late last year, “The Washington Post” wrote that African Americans were the only group that showed no economic improvement since 2000. They based their conclusions on Census data. This year, there was even more sobering news in a report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). The new study issued found “no progress” for …

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Award-winning Gospel Artist Lindsay Slaton Triumphs Over Adversity with New Track, “Joy”

(Washington, DC) – February 28, 2018 – Lindsay Slaton made her debut in the Gospel music scene in August 2013. Since the release of her first CD, Close To You, fans have been enjoying songs like “Call On Jesus”, “I Still Believe” and her 2017 release, “Paid It All”. Now the DMV Christian Music Award Winner for Female Contemporary Gospel …

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Ian Walters and Matt Schlapp Should Be Fired Over Steele Comments at CPAC

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) I stopped attending the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), because it reminded me of “The Flintstones” and “The Jetsons”; Blacks were noticeably missing from both cartoons. There were no Blacks in the past (The Flintstones) and there were no Blacks in the future (The Jetsons). CPAC is the largest annual gathering of mostly White, …

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Bill Cosby’s Daughter Ensa Dies at 44

By Stacy M. Brown (The Washington Informer/NNPA Member) Just one week before hearings in his criminal retrial are set to begin, comedian Bill Cosby is mourning the loss of his daughter, Ensa Cosby. Ensa Cosby, 44, died on Friday, February 23 in Massachusetts, though Bill Cosby’s spokesman Andrew Wyatt confirmed the death to The Washington Informer on Monday. “The Cosby …

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Black Panther Smashes Box Office Records

With $218 Million Haul, ‘Black Panther’ Smashes Box Office Record The Disney-Marvel movie “Black Panther,” which finds the superheroic T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) returning to his remote African kingdom to assume the throne, roared into theaters over the weekend as a full-blown cultural event, breaking box office records and shattering a myth about the overseas viability of movies rooted in black …

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Fans in Africa React to Black Panther

JOHANNESBURG — Fans in Africa are lauding “Black Panther” for its positive portrayal of the continent, particularly after the unfortunate remarks about Africa by President Donald Trump. African moviegoers said they’re proud of the way “Black Panther” shows off their heritage. As the red carpet in South Africa swirled with stunning outfits and exclamations in the local isiXhosa language used …

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Toveet Radcliff was the First African-American Woman to Die in the Israeli Military

Toveet Radcliff was the first African-American woman to die in the Israeli Military. Her death was ruled a suicide…. but her family isn’t buying it. In America, we’ve become painfully used to the idea that to the police, the Jeff Sessions-led justice Department and, in many cases, the military, black lives don’t matter. Donald Trump’s handling of the death of …

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