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Under Trump, Unemployment Rate Rises for Black Workers

By Freddie Allen (Managing Editor, NNPA Newswire)During President Donald Trump’s first full month in office, the Black unemployment rate...

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Off To Prison? New Handbook Helps Inmates Survive Life In The Slammer

Bookstore shelves brim with guidebooks. There are guides to wealth, guides to childbirth, guides to colleges and guides to weight loss. But...

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Federal appeals court sides with small dairy farm against state regulators

Dairy wins right to call skim milk “skim milk”By William Patrick,

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Lawmakers aim to create jobs by cutting occupational licensing red tape

William Patrick, from Watchdog.orgby William Patrick, Watchdog.org Braiding hair without a license could get you in trouble in Florida. So...

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Police: Md. Man Traveled to NYC to Target Black People

On March 20, Timothy Caughman staggered into a New York police station, bleeding from stab wounds and in severe distress. Two days later...

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U.S. Senate Votes to Let ISPs Violate Your Privacy Without Permission

On March 23, U.S. Senate voted 50-48 (with two absent votes) to pass the Congressional Review Action resolution from Senator Jeff Flake. If...

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Focus on Border Wall as Visa Overstays Create Illegal Immigrant Crisis

While the Trump administration focuses on securing the southern border, most illegal immigrants enter the United States legally and stay...

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Trump to Ask for $3.1 Billion for Border Wall

Donald Trump wants more than $3 billion over the next year and a half to start building his wall on the border with Mexico, one of a number...

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Trump Invites Bids to Build Wall, Cites Importance of ‘Aesthetics’

by T. Christian Miller,  ProPublicaPresident Donald Trump built his campaign on the promise of a wall across the U.S.-Mexico border. Just...

Meet the Hundreds of Officials Trump Has Quietly Hired Across the Government

by Justin Elliott, Derek Kravitz and Al Shaw, ProPublicaA Trump campaign aide who argues that Democrats committed “ethnic cleansing” in...