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

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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

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Democratic platform committee calls for end to mass incarceration
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from — 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 ...
Justice for Alton Sterling
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor In the wee hours of the morning on Tuesday, July 5, Alton Sterling joined a long list of Black men, women and children who ...
Economic power of Black and other consumers limited by low knowledge about credit
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( – Despite the level of economic destruction suffered by millions of Americans – and disparately by African Americans – during the housing crisis, many ...
New report confirms that voter suppression likely to threaten 2016 elections
By Barrington M. Salmon Contributing Writer ( — Since the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, states that were once required to get permission from the ...
UN: 65M people displaced last year
(Special from The Hartford Guardian) — More than 65 million people were displaced and had to flee their home countries, according a United Nations reports released on last week.
How history keeps African Americans out of state parks
By Nathan Hurst Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – Recent studies have shown that visitors to U.S. national and state parks are disproportionately white, with low numbers of ethnic minorities, especially ...
One in 500 African Americans still living with Sickle Cell disease
By Florence Neal Cooper-Smith Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press) — Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. ...

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