Festive White House Christmas celebration defies fears of terrorism

By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( – With the White House flag flying at half-staff in the wake of America’s most recent mass shooting,

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Pope decries greed of the elites in Nairobi

(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) — The head of the Catholic Church, making a historic trip to three countries

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‘No Child Left Behind’ voted out
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer Marking the first time in eight years that Republicans and Democrats were able to agree on alternatives to a long-expired piece of education reform legislation, the House ...
60th anniversary of Montgomery Bus Boycott observed
Sixty years ago, the Montgomery Improvement Association launched a boycott in Alabama that forever changed the course of U.S. history and sparked the Historic Civil Rights Movement.
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Black Americans facing Double V campaign against terrorism at home and abroad
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( - With pervasive protests against police killings of African-Americans; plus a heightened alert of possible terrorism from abroad, Black America currently faces a situation reminiscent ...
Four charged in shooting members of BlackLivesMatter group
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer MINNEAPOLIS (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — The Hennepin County (Minnesota) district attorney on Monday charged four men with assault or riot for shooting five members of ...
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Wrongfully convicted victim speaks at ‘Global Dialogues for Incarceration’ lecture
By Kaelin Maloid Contributing Writer After being wrongfully convicted of a second-degree murder charge and receiving a life sentence in 1974, Norris Henderson, a Central City native, spent 27 years, 10 months ...
URBAN OASIS: Democrats lead South’s major cities
By Chris Kromm Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – It’s no secret that Republicans have dominated state politics in the South in recent years. In 2014, Republicans strengthened their position in ...
Revealing the impact of climate change on African Americans
BALTIMORE (Special from Washington Informer) — Last week the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc., representing nearly 250,000 small businesses, launched the first in a series of conversations about the long-term health ...
NBCI calls out Trump for ‘un-American’ and divisive remarks
The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, said last week that it cannot sit by and allow ...

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