Detroit Woman is the World’s Oldest Woman

April 14, 2015 Staff 0
INKSTER, Mich. — A 115-year-old Detroit-area woman is listed as the world’s oldest living person following the death of a 116-year-old Arkansas woman. Jeralean Talley of Inkster tops a list maintained by the Los Angeles-based […]

HBCUs Divided Over Free Community College

January 23, 2015 Staff 0
By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNNPA) – Black college educators and supporters are sharply split over whether President Obama’s proposal to offer a free two-year community college education to students making progress […]

Harriet Tubman Historic Park Established

January 14, 2015 Staff 0
Congress has voted to establish a national historic park for Harriet Tubman, a conductor on the Underground Railroad. The U.S. Senate voted in December to establish a Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in her former […]

Feds to Create Wrongful Convictions Unit

November 20, 2014 Staff 0
By Jazelle Hunt U.S. Attorneys across the nation are professional prosecutors, making sure criminals are locked up for their crimes. Beginning this fall, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia will take on […]
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