Black and Hispanic newspaper publishers form national advertising task force

(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) – The National Newspaper Publishers Association and the National Association of Hispanic Publishers have

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In White House criminal justice forum: Obama says ‘Black Lives Matter’ is legit

By Courtne’ Dixon Contributing Writer WASHINGTON (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Howard University News Service) – The Black Lives Matter movement,

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Group calls DOJ ‘impotent’ for failing to protect Black churches
The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans said last week that it is saddened to see ...
#BlackGirlsRock: 12-year-old makes Forbes Magazine
(Special from EURweb) – At 12 years old, Zuriel Oduwale, has more going on for her than most people of any age. So is it really a surprise that a ...
Ex-police chief jailed for tasing inmates
A former Mamou, La. police chief was sentenced last week to prison and another former state police chief pleaded guilty to civil rights violations after a probe into excessive force ...
Minister Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam speaking during the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March.
Farrakhan calls for economic boycott
By Barrington M. Salmon Contributing Writer ( — Two decades after 1.2 million Black men assembled, creating a blanket of humanity that spread across the National Mall from the U.S. Capitol to ...
Data shows impact of poverty on Black women, children
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent (NNPA) – Although there was improvement in job growth from 2013 to 2014, Black women continue to struggle in the economy, according to recent statistics from ...
Closure of driver’s license offices ignite demands to restore Voting Rights Act
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( - Civil rights leaders around the country are taken aback over a recent decision by the state of Alabama to close 31 driver’s license ...
Get stopped by the police? There’s an app for that
By Sharee Silerio Contributing Writer (Special from The Root and New America Media) — They were tragedies caught on video. Almost a year ago, Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy, was shot and ...
Progressive group rallies state legislators
By Burney Simpson Contributing Writer Washington, D.C. (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — Several hundred progressive state legislators met here this month, brought together by a new organization that seeks to influence ...

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