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Counting the victims of police violence

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — As Eric Holder is ending his tenure as U.S. Attorney General, he said, “The troubling reality

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Report states Blacks at bottom of equality index

By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Amidst continued struggles to maintain voting rights, protests to end shootings of unarmed Black males by police

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Nine HBCU students challenge Tennessee’s voter-ID law
More than two years after voting-rights activists launched a nationwide effort to address efforts to undermine the Voting Rights Act, a new movement is under way to protect the voting ...
Growing diversity at Apple a sweet bite for minorities
By Rosemary Eng Contributing Writer CUPERTINO, CA (Special from NorthStar News Today) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson, who has made the rounds in Silicon Valley, smacking high-tech companies on the head for ...
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Little League champ launches sneaker line to inspire, empower girls
Already famous for being athletically gifted, charismatic and socially conscious, Little League champ Mo’Ne Davis is again making headlines with the announcement of her collaboration with “social enterprise” company M4DE ...
Belmar can’t say if shooter was associated with protest
By Chris King Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American) – In a question-and-answer session with media at St. Louis County Police headquarters on Friday, March 13, St. ...
American Samoans demand right to vote
By Michael Lozano Contributing Writer LONG BEACH, Calif. (Special from New America Media) – Monroe Tuia is an American Samoan living in Long Beach. The 52-year-old served in the U.S. Army in ...
Striking refinery workers reach a tentative deal with Shell
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer The United Steelworkers Thursday reached a possible four-year pact with Shell Oil in the sixth week of a strike that had spread to 12 refineries and three ...
Jindal’s aides had Clinton attitude on their ‘private emails’
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer While campaigning for President last week, Louisiana Governor Piyush Jindal ripped into former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton’s habit of utilizing a private email account for government ...
Congresswoman Donna M. Christensen, Congressman Robert C. Scott and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee. (Seated)A. Shuanise Washington- President and CEO, CBCF, Congressman G.K. Butterfield, Jim Colon VP of Toyota African-American Business Strategy, Congressman Charles B. Rangel, Congressman John Conyers, Jr. and Congressman Chaka Fattah.
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation honors its pioneers
By James Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — On Feb. 24, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation held its Sixth Annual A ...

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