They Don’t Want Our Souls at the Polls

By Julianne Malveaux The Souls to the Polls movement encourages African American church attendees to get out and vote. The churches that promote this movement cannot, because of their 501-c-3 status, endorse candidates. They can, however, emphasize the gospel of social and economic justice and preach the gospel of civic...

Black Execs Denounce Voter Suppression

With at least 250 new laws proposed in 43 states, the Executive Leadership Council (ELC), an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation whose membership include 800 current and former Black CEOs, senior executives, and board directors at Fortune 1000 and Global 500 companies, and entrepreneurs at top-tier firms, has issued the following...

A Year of COVID-19 Brought Record Consumer Debt and Collection Complaints

70 million consumers contacted by at least one debt collector  By Charlene CrowellNNPA ContributorAfter more than a year of COVID-19, the nation’s collective ability to cope with dual public health and economic crises has diminished many consumers’ ability to remain financially stable. While this February’s national employment report by the Bureau of...