The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) strongly supported the ARPA Section 1005 program and was ready to make payments to direct loan borrowers,” USDA officials said in a statement. “However, the $5 billion that was intended to help farmers was frozen by three nationwide injunctions that prevented USDA from getting payments out the door.
The Black and Missing Foundation Is Bringing Awareness to Missing People of Color
Stacy M. Brown speaks to the creators of the Black and Missing Foundation, discussing how their work began and how they help bring awareness to missing people, providing much-needed support to their families.
COMMENTARY: Redistricting is Voter Suppression Too
By Ben Jealous When Charles Diggs, Jr. won election to Congress in Michigan’s 13th District in 1954, he launched nearly seven decades in which the city of Detroit had at […]
Report: Human Rights Violations in Prisons Throughout Southern United States Cause Disparate and Lasting Harm in Black Communities
NNPA Newswire NEW YORK – The Southern Prisons Coalition, a group of civil and human rights organizations, submitted a new report to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms […]
Dr. Lisa Cook Confirmed as First Black Woman on Federal Reserve Board
Cook, well-known for her work on racial and gender equality, won Senate confirmation as the first Black woman to serve on the Fed Board in the agency’s 109-year history. By […]
Biden Signs Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Bill into Law
Named after Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African American savagely murdered by a group of white men in Mississippi in 1955, the legislation received push back from three Republicans – Andrew […]
Disney Dreamers Academy By the Numbers
NNPA Newswire The 2022 Disney Dreamers Academy kicked off at Walt Disney World on Thursday, March 3. The 100 students selected to participate in this year’s event came from across […]