Young people can impact the world by ‘standing on the shoulders’ of mentors

By Edna Kane-Williams Contributing Writer When Jajuan Chain, a history major at Morehouse College in Atlanta, needed to interview someone for a class assignment, he

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She has Black support, but can she keep it?

By Nigel Roberts Contributing Writer (Special from The Root and New America Media) – Black people turned out in droves to usher in the Obama

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Does a dollar spent in the Black community really stay for only six hours?
Editor’s Note: The following article by reveals how an unfounded, unproven and apparently false statistic pertaining to spending by Black consumers with Black-owned businesses has been circulating ...
African leaders to press fight for representation at the United Nations
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) — The present composition of the United Nations is a thorn in the side of some African leaders who ...
Brown v. Board of Education Historic Site in Kansas
Director encouraging visits to the ‘hallowed grounds’ of Black history
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( – Thousands of priceless relics, artifacts and Black historic sites around the U. S. have been destroyed by accident, negligence or intention.
Melissa Harris-Perry survives attempted attack
(Special from HipHop Wired) — MSNBC host and Wake Forest University professor Melissa Harris-Perry narrowly escaped an attempt on her life while covering last week’s Iowa Caucuses. In a recent ...
Latest in U.S. Postal Service Forever stamp features Richard Allen
Preacher, activist and civic leader Richard Allen is the face of the United States Postal Service’s 39th Black Heritage Commemorative Forever stamp which was dedicated earlier this month at a ...
#Stoppoverty summit tackles economic issues
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer On January 16, just days before Martin Luther King Day, the Sixth Baptist Church hosted the #Stoppoverty Summit. Torin Sanders, Sixth Baptist Church’s senior pastor, said his community ...
MLK Library in Mozambique brightens reality of American life
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) – At the Centro Cultural Americano in the Mozambican capital of Maputo, there’s a trove of books in the ...
‘Overpopulation’ theory challenged by African writer
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) – Togolese editor Mawuna Remarque Koutonin would like to make a few corrections in the widely held belief that ...

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