Clemency granted to 97 prisoners before Christmas

By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Christmas came early to 97 felons granted

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Expert: Stun-guns far from ‘nonlethal’ alternative to bullets

Editor’s Note: New America Media’s Paul Kleyman interviewed Aram James, a leading opponent of electronic control weapons (ECWs) about their risks. James, a former public

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Bell ringers pass on help they received from the Salvation Army
By Janelle Berry Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Howard University News Service) — Around the holiday seasons when Christmas lights are up and holiday songs are ...
Legislator’s bill to punish athletes on strike motivated by Mo. football team
(Special from EURWeb) – In the wake of a strike by the University of Missouri’s football team during the height of the school’s racial tension in November, a state lawmaker ...
‘Serial rapist with a badge’ is convicted of raping 8 Black women
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – An Oklahoma City jury convicted one of its former police officers of raping and sexually victimizing eight Black women and the ...
Justice Scalia’s racist view of Black students based on ‘myth’
By George E. Curry Contributing Writer WASHINGTON (Special from George Curry Media) — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s view that students of color are better matched at “a less advanced ...slower track” ...
Top U.S. Senate staff falls short on diversity
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – The U.S. Senate has been called the world’s greatest deliberative body, but it’s not very diverse and neither is its top ...
Local attorney pens book to help young girls to embrace their individuality
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer “My name is Addison ... Madam Queen Busy Body! From a very young age, dance has been my favorite hobby. I sing songs really loudly and bounce ...
Department of Justice investigating racial practices by Chicago police
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( — Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced last week that she will launch a “pattern or practice” investigation into whether the Chicago Police Department has ...
U.S. marks the 150th anniversary of the Thirteenth Amendment
The nation last week marked the 150th anniversary of the 13th Amendment with ceremonies commemorating the watershed moment in U.S. history and reflection on what needs to be done to ...

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