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White House Outlines Obamacare Health Benefits For African-Americans

(Trice Edney Wire) - The Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) came fully into the law this week amidst desperate political acts to stop it...

Government Shutdown Harder On Black Workers

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although the shutdown of the federal government that began Tuesday is affecting all Americans, a disproportionate portion of the 800,000 furloughed...

Black Media Slighted As Spending Power Exceeds $1Trillion

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although annual Black spending is projected to rise from its current $1 trillion to $1.3 trillion by 2017, advertisers allot only...

Insurance Exchanges Will Extend Coverage To Millions

WASHINGNTON (NNPA) – In less than a week, health insurance market exchanges will open across the nation and more than 40 million Americans, including...

President Obama Calls For End To Gun Violence In City Streets

     (Trice Edney Wire) – In rare remarks about his hometown of Chicago, President Obama has called for an end to the scourge of...

Greater Seattle Youth Football League – Week 4

Looking for more little league action shots? Check out www.flixandpixnw.com Peewees Renton Rangers 38, Beacon Hill Cowboys 12 The Rangers’ Jason Brown (75, 40 yards) and...

South King County Junior Football League – Week 6

Looking for more little league action shots? Check out www.flixandpixnw.com Peewees CD Panthers 12, Rainier Beach 6 (OT) The Panthers (6-0) needed an extra period to...

The U.S. Military Led The Way To Ending Segregation In America As African Americans Fought In Integrated Units During Korean War

By Lieutenant Colonel Timothy Washington (Trice  Edney Wire) - A few weeks ago, the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington was commemorated in cities...

Former CBC Chair Rep. Barbara Lee Joins World Leaders At U.N.

By Zenitha Prince Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper (Trice Edney Wire) - Former Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) chair Rep....

Blacks Receive Life Sentences At High Rates

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although the number of prison inmates is declining nationwide, the number of Blacks serving life sentences continues to rise, according to...

Latest News

16 American Missionaries Kidnapped In Haiti

Seventeen missionaries from the United States and Canada, some of them minors, were kidnapped in Haiti, according to the organization Christian Aid Ministries. CNN's Kylie Atwood reports.

The REAL Reason The U.S. Supply Chain Is Backed Up

Washington Post global economics correspondent David Lynch explains why the US supply chain is so backed up and says the "original sin" that kicked off this crisis was a change in American consumption habits during the pandemic.

‘Please Get Vaccinated’

Doctors say the figure for pregnant Black women is alarming given they are more likely to die from pregnancy complications than any other demographic group. Health advocates believe the pandemic has the potential to worsen the Black maternal health crisis, especially if Black moms aren't getting immunized.

Poor, Low-Income Voters Comprised Over One-Third Of Those Casting Ballots In 2020

The study, titled “Waking the Sleeping Giant: Low-Income Voters and the 2020 Elections” also shows that of the 168 million people who voted in 2020, 59 million — 35% — were poor or low-income, meaning they have an estimated annual income of less than $50,000. The 2020 presidential elections saw the highest voter turnout in U.S. election history, including among low-income voters.

Colin Powell Dies At 84

“General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, passed away this morning due to complications from Covid 19,” the former General’s family wrote on Facebook.