Caught Between Barack and a Hard Place

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By James Clingman NNPA Columnist The experiment that featured a Black man in the White house is on the downside now. Folks in the Obama administration are busy looking for their next job and jumping ship faster than rats. But you can’t blame them; that’s the way it is in politics. You ride your horse […]

NDGTV YouTube Launched!

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The North Dallas Gazette recognizes that in this digital age, our readers enjoy receiving hot news and information in a variety of formats. We are very pleased to officially launch our YouTube channel and invite readers to subscribe to NDGTV for interviews with entertainers and newsmakers.   Business Insider reported earlier this year, “YouTube reaches […]

Credit Arbitration Clauses Favor Corporations Over Consumers

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By Charlene Crowell Although arbitration is often associated with labor unions, millions of consumers are also affected by it and don’t even know it. Often consumers find the extremely small print of credit agreements difficult to read. Others become bewildered by the legal jargon embedded in these clauses. In either case, consumers should take note. The […]

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl charged with desertion faces life in prison

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who left his post in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held captive by the Taliban for five years, was charged Wednesday with desertion and endangering fellow soldiers, commanders said. Bergdahl faces life imprisonment if convicted of the most serious charge, misbehavior before the enemy by endangering the safety of a command, […]

A hearty hip, hip, hooray for San Diego Zoo’s new baby hippo

A three-day-old river hippopotamus pokes its head out of the water under the watchful eye of its mother at the San Diego Zoo. The calf was born on Monday, March 23 to mother, Funani, and father, Otis, in the Zoo’s 150,000-gallon hippo pool. Animal care staff report the adorable newborn is nursing from its mother several times a day, a good sign that both mother and baby are doing well.
Funani is very protective of her baby and has kept her calf so close that animal keepers have not been able to determine yet if the calf is male or female. Hippo calves are estimated to weigh about 50 pounds at birth and they typically nurse for about eight months. The baby is likely to stay very close to Funani during the first several weeks. 
	Visitors to the San Diego Zoo can see Funani and her baby in the habitat on Hippo Trail.

Photo taken on March 25, 2015, by Ken Bohn, San Diego Zoo

The newest river hippopotamus at the San Diego Zoo is just a few days old and already has an online following. The calf was born on Monday, March 23 at 6:30 a.m. with animal care staff observing. Mother Funani has had the main hippo exhibit to herself the last two weeks in anticipation of the […]

Nielsen report measures the growing multicultural consumer power

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NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ — With multicultural consumer spending in the United States recently at $3.4 trillion, this “super consumer” group has tremendous impact on U.S. mainstream culture, according to a Nielsen report released recently. The report, The Multicultural Edge: Rising Super Consumers, identifies multicultural consumers as the most dynamic and fasting growing segment of the U.S. consumer economy. “The Multicultural […]

Obama family are continually disrespected

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By George E. Curry, NNPA Columnist No United States president has been more disrespected than Barack Obama – and his family. The hatred for the nation’s first African American president is so deep that all but seven Republicans in the U.S. Senate were willing to write a letter to Iran that amounted to treason on […]

Some faith leaders victimize rape survivors again

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By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent THIRD IN A SERIES WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Simone Oliver had always been called, as they say in the religious community. She was active in the Baptist church throughout her youth, playing piano for the youth choir and even ghostwriting sermons for several pastors as a teen. She loved Scripture, […]

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