WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Areva Martin watched her youngest child play with growing concern. Marty was almost 18 months old and he didn’t play like other kids his age. Instead of racing toy cars on a track or across the floor, Marty would organize them in lines. He did the same thing with crayons. Instead of scribbling on paper or trying to color, he would just line them up.
Robert Biggs III of Torrey Pines Bank spoke to students at the MicroEnterpriseCharterAcademy in Long Beach. When the teachers asked the students (grades 6-8) what they would do if someone gave them a gift for the holidays they
Substance Abuse Fuels Incarceration Rates for Black Men
By Freddie Allen
NNPA Washington Correspondent
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A recent study reports that treating substance abusers, especially African Americans, could save the nation billions of dollars at a time when all eyes are glued to debates over how to solve the country’s national debt.
The study by researchers at Meharry Medical College School of Medicine in