By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — National outrage had just begun after the videotaped police killing of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La.
By Jane A. Kennedy Contributing Writer Chair warns of ‘Long Hot Summer’ if no action is taken (TriceEdneyWire.com) — It was a week that few
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Two centuries ago, former Delaware slave Richard Allen and other Black worshippers formed ... Minnesota cop kills Philando Castile during traffic stop
By Harry Colbert, Jr. Contributing Writer (Special from Insight News) FALCON HEIGHTS MN – Thirty-two-year-old Philando Castile is dead following a Wednesday evening (July 6) officer-involved shooting in Falcon Heights, near ... Obama Foundation chooses designer for Presidential Library
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from NorthStar-NewsToday.com) — The Obama Foundation on July 1 selected a New York architectural firm to design the Presidential ... Violence erupts after latest series of fatal cop shootings
Nearly two years after police in Ferguson, Mo. gunned down 18-year-old Michael Brown and several other officer-involved killings led to nationwide protests, two more Black men have been fatally shot ... Heavily armed white man arrested after firing at cop
A recent incident underscores the racist double standard in U.S. law enforcement with regard to the way Blacks and whites are viewed and treated by the authorities. Last week, at least ... Long-running apartheid crimes case axed by U.S. Supreme Court
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) – Efforts by South African victims of racist apartheid to obtain justice suffered a new defeat in the U.S. ... Democratic platform committee calls for end to mass incarceration
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNewsToday.com) — The Democratic Platform Drafting Committee has approved a plank, calling for the end of mass incarceration, which occurred under President Bill Clinton ... Baton Rouge police fatally shoot Black man selling CDs outside of convenience store
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Louisiana has largely escaped the national rancor over police shootings of unarmed Black men – that is until the early morning hours of July 5 when video ...
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