Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream supports #BlackLivesMatter

(EURWeb) — Earlier this month, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream released a statement declaring that black lives matter and that systemic racism is an issue,

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Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow, talks about the effects of mass incarceration in The 13th.

Ava DuVernay tackles mass incarceration and more in ‘The 13th’

By Dwight Brown NNPA Newswire Film Critic The New York Film Festival celebrated its 54th year by trying something new. For the first time in

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Black Lives Matter takes on education disparities
By Mizani Ball Contributing Writer The police shootings this summer of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling kept the Black Lives Matter movement in the national headlines. Both events forced even the 2016 ...
Feds pull plug on bribery play for African assets led by U.S. firm
( — A major play for African assets led by a company of hedge fund speculators in the U.S. has been smashed with a penalty settlement of $412 billion, ending ...
Civil rights groups launch Voter Protection Program
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Against a backdrop of changing voting laws, incendiary campaign rhetoric and diminished federal ...
Marc Moiral, president/CEO, National Urban League
NUL, others ‘strongly urge’ 2020 Census to count prisoners in their home communities
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( — America’s state and federal prisons house at least 1.6 million mostly Black and Latino inmates who come from families and communities in cities ...
Former Trump ‘apprentice’ warns of candidate’s ‘ultimate revenge’
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — In an election that already resembles a classic pulp comic book, former “Apprentice” villainess ...
Pres. Obama dedicates new Black History Museum on the National Mall
By D. Kevin McNeir Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from The Washington Informer) — The idea of erecting a museum that would highlight the contributions of African Americans ...
Louisiana’s floods attract more GoFundMe money than any disaster
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer You may have heard flooded, south-central Louisiana residents say their plight would get more attention if the storm that struck them in mid-August had been named. That ...
Blacks and salt
By Glenn Ellis Contributing Writer ( — The average American consumes nearly 3,400 mg of sodium per day; the recommendation for the American Heart Association is 1,500 mg per day. When there’s ...

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