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Farming key to economic growth in Black Community

Farming key to economic growth in Black Community

| October 20, 2016

By Armstrong Williams (NNPA Newswire Columnist) It is clear that it when it comes to jumpstarting the economy, generating jobs and wealth for the average American, we are in quite a fix. After coming out of the Great Recession, the economy is experiencing anemic growth rate of around one percent, and labor force participation is […]

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Retrospective on a year of intransigence, volatility

Retrospective on a year of intransigence, volatility

| January 5, 2016

By Armstrong Williams NNPA News Wire Columnist By all accounts, the political arena has proven to be full of surprises in 2015. We’ve witnessed the improbable and inexorable the rise of the outsider candidate, as first-time office seekers Dr. Ben Carson and business mogul Donald Trump have lead the Republican Primary for the better part […]

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Three wise men, a mom and a manger

Three wise men, a mom and a manger

| December 28, 2015

By Armstrong Williams NNPA News Wire Columnist The days before Thanksgiving this year, a young mother left her newborn baby boy (umbilical cord intact) swaddled in a manger that was part of the nativity scene at Holy Child Jesus Church, a Catholic congregation located in the Richmond Hill neighborhood of Queens New York. This is […]

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A dance with the devil under the Paris moon

A dance with the devil under the Paris moon

| December 2, 2015

                                                 By Armstrong Williams NNPA News Wire Columnist Sometimes life guides us in the strangest of ways. Just last week my production team and I arrived in London to begin filming a series of news pieces dealing with immigration in Europe and the threat of domestic terrorism on the continent. Our instincts had led us […]

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