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As NNPA prepares for 75th Anniversary: President of Black Press invisions it as ‘Main Stream’

By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Civil rights leader Benjamin Chavis, now president of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, says he envisions Black

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Elected Black Republicans not expected to be a plus for the community

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Black Republicans made history during the midterm elections in November by winning in Texas, South Carolina

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London Campaign Against Police and State Violence in solidarity with America
‘Black lives matter’ heard around the world
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) — Across the world, people are taking different lessons from the nationwide uprising sparked by #BlackLivesMatter. Protests are capturing ...
President says Black America ‘better off now’ than when he took office
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) – President Obama says Black America is better now than it was six years ago when he first took office.
An Analysis Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and the ‘Other America’
By Congressman John Lewis Guest Contributor (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Growth and progress could be this nation’s reward for facing the challenge of our times with courage and a demand for equal justice. ...
Make economic justice 2015’s New Year’s resolution
By Charlene Crowell Contributing Writer In recent months the groundswell of activism regarding Black America’s lack of criminal justice has become nearly daily headline news. Demonstrations spanning the nation and many parts ...
How companies are making work-life balance better for caregivers
By Kimberly Palmer Contributing Writer (Special from U.S. News & Word Report and New America Media) – Bob Moritz, chairman and senior partner at the accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) believes offering employees ...
Gun violence was the leading cause of death among young Black men in 2012
(www.BlackmansStreet.To-day) – Homicide by gun was the leading cause of death in 2012 among African-American teenagers and young Black-male adults between the ages of 15 to 34, although the ...
Civil rights leaders express outrage, sorrow over killing of NYC police officers
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Civil rights leaders, who have consistently encouraged non-violent protests to push for justice in police shootings of unarmed Black men, are vehemently condemning ...
Thousands of people marched from Freedom Plaza to the United States Capitol on Saturday, December 13 in the National ‘Justice For All’ March. The event was sponsored by the National Action Network (NAN) to highlight police brutality and criminal justice reform in the United States. Photo by Milbert O. Brown Jr., NNPA
Marchers declare fight for justice in police shootings not nearly over
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Tens of thou­sands of protestors in Downtown Washington, D.C., on December 13 sent a message to the nation that the fight against police brutality, ...

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