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Super-sized Racism: Black McDonald’s Franchise Owners Should Matter

By Trevor Coleman Michigan Chronicle During a recent interview with CNBC news, McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski bragged that his company has “probably” created more Black millionaires...

DeSoto takes aim at increasing minority business opportunities

Much has been written about how low the African American unemployment rate had gotten prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, but movement toward economic parity...

With 150,000 dead and polls in free fall, Trump seeks a culture war

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Newswire Contributor With less than 100 days left until Election Day, President Donald Trump has increased his references to uncertainty around...

Super-sized racism: former McDonald’s execs strike back in explosive race discrimination lawsuit

By Trevor Coleman and Trevor W. Coleman II For more than 50 years the McDonald’s Corporation took pride in branding itself as a socially conscious...

The World Mourns A True Icon and Freedom Fighter – John Lewis 1940-2020

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior Correspondent Somewhere it’s raining. Somewhere the heavens have opened up, reflecting the tears that are falling across the globe as...

Members of the House and Senate administration committees call for the removal of Confederate memorials on capitol grounds

AUSTIN, TX — On Wednesday, members of the House Committee on Administration and the Senate Committee on Administration issued a joint letter calling for...

‘Trump records could reveal numerous financial crimes’

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Senior Correspondent Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) praised the recent Supreme Court ruling that provides Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance access to...

Voter suppression goes to college

By Cash Michaels and Peter Grear, Greater Diversity News (NNPA) If preliminary data estimates on the recent 2020 primaries in North Carolina are accurate, student voters on...

Review sought in spread of COVID-19 in Denton County Jail

Delia Parker-Mims, a Denton County attorney, activist and candidate for County Commissioner Precinct 3, is calling for an investigation into the conditions in the...

The more things change, the more they stay the same

Every election the Black vote is more than required for whatever Democratic candidate, it is expected. There is no real work put behind the...

Farmers Branch Community Garden is a golden example of sharing

By Fatema Biviji Special to NDG The excitement in Zoher Bharmal’s voice is undeniable when he describes what it’s like to be a gardener at the...

School reopening plans getting pushback from teachers

On Tuesday the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released a set of guidelines for reopening public schools in the fall; guidelines which include in-school learning....

Big Mac racism at McDonald’s

By Whitney Gresham and Trevor W. Coleman II The Michigan Chronicle (NNPA) For more than 50 years, the McDonald’s Corporation took pride in branding itself as a...

New report places foster system at ‘Ground Zero’ of the Drug War

American society is in a critical moment - one of progress and revolution full of promise for the liberation for Black and Brown people...

COVID-19 testing options expand in Dallas County

With expanded testing locations, Dallas area residents who meet the criteria are urged to determine whether or not they have been exposed to COVID-19. According...

West calls Cornyn out over ‘systemic racism’ remarks in DC hearing

The U.S. Senators from Texas, Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, drew a lot of fire for comments during a Tuesday Judiciary Committee hearing when...

Congress is urged to send Juneteenth legislation to President Trump for signature

The National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF) is urging Congress to send President Donald Trump legislation amending SJR 45 2012 , Chapter 1, Part A,...

NAACP Black Media Forum Excludes Black Newspapers NNPA President and Black Publishers Call for Clarification and Inclusion

By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) - A recent NAACP "Black Media Speaks" forum plummeted into a conversation in which the future of hard-copy Black-owned newspapers...

District staff a source of pride in difficult times

By Joyce Foreman Dallas ISD District 6 I continue to be amazed at the work our district employees are accomplishing as we deal with the repercussions...

WANTED: Residents to join conversations about racial equity in proposed bond 2020

Dallas ISD’s Racial Equity Office (REO) is calling on communities in the city’s southern sector...
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