Inside Look

Young Black Professionals, HBCU Students Join Movement for Homeownership, Financial Education

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – The housing crisis that caused more than nine million people to suffer foreclosure and even homelessness due to the economic slump across the U. S. 10 years ago, has now fully recovered for everyone – except people of color – especially African-Americans. “Black people are moving into homeownership at a much slower rate…

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Loíza: The Heart of Puerto Rico’s Black Culture

By Tatyana Hopkins, NNPA Newswire Special Correspondent/The Washington Informer Samuel Lind’s two-story wooden home functions as an art gallery and studio. When he’s at home, visitors can view his overwhelming collection of work, which ranges from colorful cartoonish posters for local festivals, to life-like paintings of Black women, to serious life-sized clay and bronze statues…

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Howard Student, Dallas Native Experiences Healthcare in Puerto Rico, firsthand, during Alternative Spring Break

By Tatyana Hopkins, NNPA Newswire Special Correspondent MANATI, Puerto Rico—Howard University student Dara Freeman, was in pain, crazy pain, the kind that most people will never experience. Freeman, 20, had been hit with a migraine headache. The pain is excruciating, so severe that it has caused high-profile athletes, like basketball stars Dwyane Wade, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar…

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Howard University Students Head to Puerto Rico During Spring Break to Aid Recovery Efforts

By Tatyana Hopkins, NNPA Special Correspondent WASHINGTON—When Oluwakanyinsola Adebola signed up to do community service as part of Howard University’s Alternative Spring Break, she knew she wouldn’t be joining her classmates and thousands of other college students who use their week off to party and play in the sun and surf of Jamaica or Aruba…

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Students Across Nation March for Gun Control

By Amiyah King (Trice Edney News Wire/Howard University News Service) – Tens of thousands of high school students across America were marked with an unexcused absence Wednesday, but everyone knew where they were. In the Washington area, high school students from DC. Public Schools and from public schools in Maryland marched to the Capitol and…

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