Shooting of police raise racial tensions, spur gun control debate

The July 17 killing of three police officers in Baton Rouge and the wounding of three others have led to vigorous debate about race relations,

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Senate confirms Carla Hayden as 14th Librarian of Congress

( — The U. S. Senate has confirmed Obama nominee Dr. Carla D. Hayden as Librarian of Congress. The vote of 74-18 confirmed Hayden as

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NAACP President/CEO Cornell Brooks sent this historic photo with his statement on the police killings in Louisiana and Minnesota.
NAACP calls police shootings ‘21st-century lynching’
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( — National outrage had just begun after the videotaped police killing of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La. But the next day came the ...
Black Caucus to Congress: ‘Combat the State of Emergency in the Black community’
By Jane A. Kennedy Contributing Writer Chair warns of 'Long Hot Summer' if no action is taken ( — It was a week that few Americans will be able to forget. ...
AME Church Senior Bishop John Bryant is retiring.
AME Church celebrates bicentennial at 50th Quadrennial conference
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 — 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. ...

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