Author Archives: Maya Rhodan

  • Social Security Changes Could Hurt Blacks Most

    WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Social Security changes proposed by President Obama could hurt African Americans more than other groups, according to a new report by the Center for Global Policy Solutions. In this fiscal year 2014 budget, President Obama is proposing switching the way benefit ...

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  • Blacks Don’t Have Same Views on Same-Sex Marriage

    WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Rev. Amos Brown, pastor of the Third Baptist Church of San Francisco, and Rev. Anthony Evans, president of the National Black Church Initiative in Washington, D.C., are brothers of the cloth. Though they share a love for Jesus Christ and the Bible, they do not share ...

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  • New Health Law Takes Hold

    WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Since the Affordable Care Act became law on March 22, 2010, many changes have occurred within the American health care system. • About 71 million Americans received access to free preventative care treatments such as wellness visits, mammograms, and flu shots. ...

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  • National Diversity Increases for Students-Not Teachers

    WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As the pool of students in American schools grows more diverse, those studying to be teachers remain mostly White. According to a new report by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, a national organization that analyzes teacher education programs, ...

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  • Voter Intimidation Efforts Still in Play

    Although President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney have duked it out in three televised debates and are running opposing ads in the waning days before the election, a nastier fight to intimidate Black voters is taking place away from the limelight. “It has taken many ...

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  • The Spirit of Homecoming Replenishes Bowie State

    Click here to view a slideshow of the scene at the Bulldogs' Homecoming game Throngs of students and alumni dressed in black and gold piled into Bulldog Stadium at Bowie State University in Maryland to cheer on their home team during their homecoming game. Spirits were high as the Bulldogs ...

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