Dealing with disrespect from Democrats and Republicans

By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist After last week’s column on how the major presidential candidates snubbed organizers of this year’s National Black

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Photo exhibit to highlight five decades of Black history

Famed photojournalist and Natchez, Miss. native Roy Lewis will be presenting his African-American, historical photo exhibit “EVERYWHERE with Roy Lewis,” at the Natchez Museum of

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One year after Charleston Massacre: Root causes of extremist violence remain unaddressed
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Southern Poverty Law Center) – A year ago on June 17, a young white supremacist gunned down nine Black parishioners at ...
HHS acts to help more ex-inmates get Medicaid
By Jay Hancock Contributing Writer (Kaiser Health News) – Administration officials moved in May of this year to improve low Medicaid enrollment for emerging prisoners, urging states to start signups before ...
Luxury riverboat cruise line to start up in Jefferson Parish
The French America Line inaugurated its operations on Friday at a ceremony in front of Gretna City Hall, promising to create dozens of jobs for low income aspirants in Louisiana ...
New data shows persistent inequalities in schools
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — New data from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) reveals ...
Making the music spin with a feminine flair in New Orleans
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer In the fourth installment of Louisiana Weekly’s series on famous New Orleans radio DJs, two local women discuss their particular career paths and the challenges that ...
THE GUARDIANSHIP TRAP: System improving, but problems persist
By Emily Gurnon Contributing Writer Last in a three-part series (Special from PBS NextAve-nue/New America Media) — Cases of abusive guardianships have made headlines for decades. Horrific tales — of relatives fighting over ...
Sheriff alleges mayor behind the takeover
By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer Negotiations are currently underway in the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) attempt to take control of the Orleans Parish Prison from the city’s first Black sheriff. The ...
On Father’s Day 2016, many Black fathers defy stereotypes
By Desmond Andrews Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Howard University News Service) — African-American fathers are often stereotyped as inattentive to their children. But statistics have ...

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