New Orleans’ IG, IPM at odds over autonomy

The ongoing war of words between the City of New Orleans’ Inspector General and Independent Police Monitor heated up late last week as IPM Susan

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Women living with a gun in the home triple their chances of being shot and killed, says report

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Black women were murdered at more than double the rate of white women in 2012 and

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Young girl meets Pope Francis during a ceremony after his speech at the White House. President Barack Obama is standing nearby. First Lady Michelle Obama has her back to the camera. Photo courtesy of White House/Twitter
Blacks embrace Pope Francis’ address to U.S. Congress
By James Wright Contributing Writer (Special to TriceEdney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — The worldwide leader of the Roman Catholic Church addressed a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress ...
Data says Black women, children struggle with poverty
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Despite relative improvement in job growth from 2013 to 2014, Black women continue to struggle in the economy, according to the latest statistics ...
Vice President Biden tries to calm HBCU leaders’ fears
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — In a speech at the 2015 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Week Conference here last week, Vice President Joe Biden praised ...
Franklin Avenue B.C. wants to bring smiles to the community
Franklin Avenue Baptist Church is gearing up for its First Annual “Laugh & Praise” concert and comedy show, an event that aims to bring families together for some good, clean ...
Increasing number of voters can alter public policy
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The key to changing public policy in key areas is increasing the number of people who vote, according to a recent report by ...
Joint Center gets back in shape for the 2016 elections
Joint Center gets back in shape for the 2016 elections
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank for Black-elected officials, is in better shape financially ...
Justice Dept. disburses $23 million for police cameras
(Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper) – White House efforts to foster improved policing and better ties between communities and law enforcement went a step further last ...
Poor Blacks are ‘Sunny Jims’ about the future?
(Special from NorthStarNews Today) – It may come as a surprise to most of us, but poor Blacks are more optimistic than other racial and ethnic groups and the reasons ...

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