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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent A housing crisis is gripping tens of millions of families nationwide, cutting across political lines and sparking bipartisan action in state legislatures. The root cause of the crisis is a chronic housing shortage, which has driven home prices up by approximately 60 percent after adjusting for ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent Taraji P. Henson’s powerful statement that highlighted the glaring wage disparities faced by Black women in Hollywood perhaps pales in comparison to the meager salaries those in America’s workforce historically contend with. And on January 29, the anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the Biden-Harris ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent  In what the White House called a significant step towards enhancing police accountability and rebuilding trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris announced the establishment of the National Law Enforcement Accountability Database. The initiative marks the ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown Vice President Kamala Harris recently announced the Women in the Sustainable Economy (WISE) Initiative, which the White House says supports the 2023 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) theme of “Creating a Resilient and Sustainable Future for All.” Its goal is to strengthen women’s economic empowerment globally. The initiative contains over $900 million ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent In the face of a sustained Republican campaign to stoke fears among white voters, Vice President Kamala Harris remains resolute, highlighting her trailblazing achievements and defending her legacy against racially charged attacks. Prominent figures within the Republican Party have continued the GOP’s attempt to cast doubt ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent Vice President Kamala Harris was as integral to the negotiations as anyone else in helping to reach a bipartisan deal so America could avoid defaulting on its debt obligations. Also, in two-plus years in office, the nation’s first Black and first woman vice president already has ...
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    By Dianne Anderson If, as the recently leaked draft Supreme Court majority opinion suggests, the Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion in 1973 is overturned, experts predict the ripple effect to be felt for years to come in a debate that keeps raging on. Big legislative battles lie ahead around stripping away a woman’s ...
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    By Timothy Lewis Vice President Kamala Harris came to San Bernardino in an effort to promote the Biden administration’s new infrastructure bill made in the hopes of battling the recent wildfires that have plagued the western part of our nation. Vice President Harris, accompanied by Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, took to the air to ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Nat’l Correspondent President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have announced actions to strengthen health equity and address racial disparities in maternal health through increased investment in reducing maternal mortality and morbidity. The White House said the President’s discretionary funding request includes significant funding to reduce maternal ...