Joseph Sledge, wrongly imprisoned as a young man was released as a senior.

Tortured, jailed Black seniors released – but denied Social Security

By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today and New America Media) – In an unprecedented move last week, Chicago officials have

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Reparations activists ready for new phase in long struggle

By Linn Washington Jr. Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from North­Star­ — Racism is a topic that usually divides Black and

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Dealing with the school-to-prison pipeline
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer A group of educators, students, lawyers, city officials and other concerned community members gathered at Loyola Law School recently for a town hall meeting titled, “The ...
Black America missing nearly half of its economic share
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( — Amidst continued struggles to maintain voting rights, protests to end shootings of unarmed Black males by police and a constant press to lower ...
Racism and stress are killing Black women, say experts
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGNTON (NNPA) – Racism and gender-bias is killing Black women – literally, according to scholars and health care advocates. During an online discussion that capped a week-long ...
Overwhelming number of white people approve of police striking people
By Terry Shropshire Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Atlanta Daily World) – Many urbanites probably wonder why instances of police brutality and lethal force keep being levied against citizens ...
Maya Angelou is the face of the newest Forever stamp
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Less than a year after her death, Maya Angelou has been further immortalized on a U.S. Postal Service commemorative Forever ...
Jury awards $8M to family of Black man who died after altercation with deputies
By Corey Arvin Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from BlackVoiceNews) – A Long Beach jury has awarded $8 million to the family of Daren Dwaine Burley, a 29-year-old father who died ...
Blacks are missing out on ‘Obamacare’ savings
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Even as healthcare costs continue to cause concerns for the poor, nearly 40 percent African Ameri­cans and about half of Whites didn’t ...
Police shot to death 115 people in March, most of them were Black men
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from — If Murder Inc. was still operating, the nation’s police would be their top competitor. Murder Inc., which ...

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