Insight News

Friday
Sep 04th

News

Supreme Court preserves Health Insurance Marketplaces

Supreme Court preserves Health Insurance MarketplacesToday, the United States Supreme Court announced its decision upholding the tax subsidies provided to help low and middle income people purchase individual health insurance plans through a federal exchange, or health insurance marketplace, provided for in the Affordable Care Act. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the majority opinion in the 6-to-3 decision.
Read more...
 

Support grows for taking down confederate flag

Support grows for taking down confederate flagWASHINGTON (NNPA) – In what is quickly and unexpectedly gaining ground as a fitting memorial to the nine African Americans killed by a White supremacist at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C., some of the most ardent defendants of the confederate flag are reversing course and saying for the first time that the flag should no longer fly over the Capitol in South Carolina.
Read more...

NEWS ANALYSIS: Obama becoming more outspoken on race

NEWS ANALYSIS: Obama becoming more outspoken on raceWASHINGTON (NNPA) – When President Obama returns to Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C. Friday to eulogize Rev. Clementa Pinckney, it will cap a period in which he has become increasingly outspoken on race, even uttering the N-word to make a point about the slow pace of progress in race relations.
Read more...

1.3 million elementary school students don't have access to music classes

1.3 million elementary school students don't have access to music classesExperts say African American and Latino students do better in school, have higher graduation rates and a better chance of getting into college when exposed to music education on an ongoing basis in K1- 12.
Read more...

A Neighborhood with Promise

A Neighborhood with PromiseWhen city planners drew a Minneapolis map in 1935, North and Near-North neighborhoods were marked as "Negro" sections and Sumner-Glenwood was given the title of "Negro Slum (Largest in City)." These distinctions led to a generation of discrimination and disinvestment. Ignored by local government, black residents were systematically denied access to financial assistance granted to their white neighbors. For example, Federal Housing Administration mortgages were only available to white families and communities until the Civil Rights era. Businesses paid black workers less than their white colleagues.
Read more...

LEADERSHIP PROFILE: Saran Jenkins Crayton

LEADERSHIP PROFILE: Saran Jenkins CraytonEveryone deserves the best defense.
They fight for it. Gideon's Army
Read more...

MELVIN CARTER II AT LARGE Element Fitness puts St. Paul on boxing map

MELVIN CARTER II AT LARGE Element Fitness puts St. Paul on boxing mapThe sport of boxing dates back to ancient Rome, Greece and perhaps even to ancient Egypt.
Read more...

Black unemployment rises

Black unemployment risesWASHINGTON (NNPA) – After falling into the single digits in April, the Black unemployment rate increased to 10.2 percent in May, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department.
Read more...

New affordable housing complex opens on West Broadway

New affordable housing complex opens on West BroadwayThe landscape of West Broadway Avenue in north Minneapolis has changed with the addition of a new apartment complex.
Read more...

Melvin Carter, Jr. At Large: Genesis 4:9

Melvin Carter, Jr. At Large: Genesis 4:9The problems and challenges facing our community cannot and should not depend on the predilections of grant makers, according to Dr. William C. Bell, president and CEO of Casey Family Programs, in St. Paul.
Read more...

EDUCATOR, AUTHOR AND ADVOCATE FOR JUSTICE NAMED COACH OF THE MONTH: Black Life Coaches recognize Dr. Artika Tyner

EDUCATOR, AUTHOR AND ADVOCATE FOR JUSTICE NAMED COACH OF THE MONTH: Black Life Coaches recognize Dr. Artika TynerBlack Life Coaches Network announced the selection of Dr. Artika Tyner as Coach of the Month for May 2015.
Read more...
Page 9 of 181

Recent Comments

Powered by Disqus



Facebook Twitter RSS Image Map

Latest show

  • August 25, 2015
    Resmaa Menakem, author of "Rock the Boat: How to Use Conflict to Heal and Deepen Your Relationship"

Business & Community Service Network