A white police officer subdues a 10-year-old Black student with autism in Jefferson Parrish, Louisiana, after she had an outburst in class.

The criminalization of Black children in schools across the U.S.

News Analysis By Richard Cohen Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Southern Poverty Law Center) — It’s hard to watch

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Report: Domestic extremists deadlier than Jihadists since 9/11 attacks

By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — In the years since the terrorist attacks

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NOPD seizes control of off-duty detail system
The NOPD has transferred control of its off-duty detail system, taking that task away from three officers who had been giving themselves 60 percent of the jobs, WWL News reported ...
Xavier honors Dr. Norman Francis with title of President Emeritus
As outgoing Xavier University President Dr. Norman Francis spent his last official day as the nation’s only Black Catholic university’s chief, the institution’s Board of Trustees announced that it ...
Rtd. Lt. Gen. Russell Honoré says he is not running for La. governor
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Rtd. Lt. General Russell Honoré rumored to have been contemplating making a run for governor of Louisiana ended such speculation on July 1, stating, “After nearly four ...
Dominican Republic’s ‘ethnic cleansing’
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A Dominican Republic court order threatens to force more than 200,000 Dominican-born Haitians from their homes in an effort that many human rights ...
The Black Church and the strength to forgive
By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – For many outside the Black community, they had never seen anything like it. Though suffering and deep in pain from the loss of loved ...
President Obama sings ‘Amazing Grace’ as the audience and presiding bishops join in.
In eulogy, President warns, don’t ‘slip into a comfortable silence again’
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( — The words to that beloved old hymn, “Amazing Grace” were first recited. Then came the melody. No it wasn’t a choir; nor a guest ...
Blighted shotgun house in New Orleans in 2007. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Black homeowners, buyers hit hard in the recent recession
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Locally and nationally, African- American homeowners were particularly vulnerable to predatory financing during the nation’s economic downturn from 2007 to 2009, a span that’s often called the ...
AME bishops challenge U.S. to stand against racism
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Black church leaders gathered in New Orleans last week in response to the widely publicized shooting deaths of the “Emanuel Nine” in Charleston, S.C., last month, issuing ...

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