• Justice Or Else Rally This Weekend

    Oct 7, 2015, 3:57 p.m.

    Christians and Muslims packed National Mall on October 16, 1995 as the Nation of Islam leader the Honorable Minister Louis Farakhan and other Black leaders joined together to lead the Million Man March.
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  • Blacks Still Shortchanged in Mortgage Market

    Oct 7, 2015, 3:50 p.m.

    Financial security can often feel like a tug of war with earnings and income on one side and the cost of living and debt on the other. Which side wins can determine whether a household is mired in insurmountable debt or gains
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  • Praising Jesus through New Orleans Gospel Rap

    Oct 7, 2015, 3:18 p.m.

    This column is a weekly feature taking Data News Weekly readers behind the scenes of the New Orleans gospel scene. We launch this column with a series on New Orleans gospel rap and rappers.
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  • Lower Ninth Ward: The Other Housing Market

    Sep 30, 2015, 4:30 p.m.

    While most of New Orleans is dealing with surging real estate prices and a lack of affordable housing, the Lower Ninth Ward is struggling to repopulate what was once the largest concentration of African-American home ownership in the US.
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  • When Screaming ins't Enough

    Sep 30, 2015, 4:23 p.m.

    Native Houstonian, Connie B. believes that everything happens for a reason. The publishing of her first book has been a personal victory that speaks to the tenacity of her heart and passion to persevere through the hurdles of life, “When Screaming Isn’t Enough”.
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  • Pay or Stay Sentencing in New Orleans Municipal Court

    Sep 26, 2015, 9:59 a.m.

    The recent class action lawsuit against the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court has brought national attention to how New Orleans uses fees and fines accrued in court to pay for judicial services.
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  • Obama Lauds Black Women at CBC Dinner

    Sep 26, 2015, 9:43 a.m.

    During his speech at the 45th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Phoenix Awards Dinner, President Barack Obama celebrated the critical role that Black women have played in “every great movement in American history” and pledged to address challenges they face in the workplace and in the criminal justice system.
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  • Gladys Knight: A Candid Conversation

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    Motown Records was considered the number one most influential company to lead in setting a precedent for talent, style, good music, swag and success. The Detroit label was founded on the same business model of automotive companies
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