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18 examples of racism in Criminal Legal System
By Bill Quigley Contributing Writer Racism may well be the biggest crime in the criminal legal system. If present trends continue, one of every four African-American males born this decade can expect ...
Pres. Obama dedicates new Black History Museum on the National Mall
By D. Kevin McNeir Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from The Washington Informer) — The idea of erecting a museum that would highlight the contributions of African Americans ...
Report says African Americans have been ‘locked out’ of home ownership
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer The homeownership rate for African Americans is now lower than the national homeownership rate was during the 1930s, as the United States was in the throes of ...
Once again, the Black vote could determine presidency
By James Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — According to John Bullock and David Bositis, two leading Black political scientists in ...
African American homeowners struggle to rebuild after flood
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Many rural and urban African American homeowners who were flooded in south-central Louisiana last month face a host of worries, especially if they’re low-income or seniors.
An adult Aedes aegypti mosquito having a blood meal
Louisiana’s West Nile, Zika concerns grow
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Residents of flooded areas in south-central Louisiana are at risk for mosquito-borne West Nile disease, health officials warned last month. Orleans Parish remains vigilant about West Nile ...
President Barack Obama walks with a family to our their flood-damaged home in the Castle Place neighborhood of Baton Rouge, La., Aug. 23, 2016.
Feds and the state offer relief for flooded homes
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer More than 100,000 homes were damaged or destroyed after an inland tropical depression entered Louisiana on August 12 from the east. The state is relying on ...
Cots are set up at the Baton Rouge River Center on Aug. 15
Flood victims in shelters ease as water recedes
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer South Louisiana residents escaping floods by staying in shelters fell from a peak of over 11,000 early last week as water receded in spots. Meanwhile, the region’s ...

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