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U.S. insurers returned billions to consumers

By Admin 30.07.2014

A recently-released U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report states that insurance companies have returned approximately US$9 billion from premiums since 2011 because of an ObamaCare provision to cap how much profit they can make.   Under the Affordable …

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Black voters made difference in Virginia

By Admin 06.11.2013

Democrat Terry McAuliffe lost White voters to Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli by 20 points in the Virginia governor’s race, 56-36 per cent.

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Support for President Obama among Blacks very strong

By Admin 03.04.2013

(BlackNews.com): Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), has announced the results of a national poll commissioned by Zogby Analytics that reveals current African-American sentiment on a range of issues that include the state of national affairs, race relations, employment and a variety of current political and social issues. Johnson announced the results of the Zogby poll during his remarks at a National Press Club Luncheon.

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U.S. National Monument honours Harriet Tubman

By Admin 27.03.2013

CAMBRIDGE, Md. – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar joined National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis, local officials and community stakeholders on Maryland’s Eastern Shore yesterday to celebrate President Barack Obama’s establishment of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument as the 399th unit of the National Park System.

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Roland Martin named NABJ’s Journalist of the Year

By Admin 27.03.2013

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) has announced that Roland S. Martin, nationally syndicated columnist, television host, and radio and television commentator, is to receive the organization’s Journalist of the Year award.

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NAACP leaders demand justice for Trayvon Martin

By Admin 30.03.2012

Thousands of activists from across the United States are expected to join the NAACP and other civil rights leaders in Sanford, Florida on Saturday, March 31 to honour the memory of Trayvon Martin and to move the national conversation on race from anger to answers.

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Trayvon’s alleged killer may not face hate crime charges: lawyer

By Admin 27.03.2012

By WESLEY LOWERY Daryl D. Parks, an attorney for the family of slain Florida teen, Trayvon Martin, said he does not believe the Justice Department will pursue federal hate crime charges against George Zimmerman, the man who claimed the Black …

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