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EEOC Sues BMW, Dollar General over Background Checks

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency that enforces federal employment discrimination laws, filed lawsuits against BMW and the discount retailer...

Former U.S. Rep Allen West Blasts Bill Cosby Over Comments Praising Black Muslims

By Zenitha Prince Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper (TriceEdney Wire) - Comedian-activist Bill Cosby is often the outspoken “uncle”...

Latest Census Bureau Report Shows African-Americans Lead Ethnic Internet Users

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News       (TriceEdney Wire) According to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau, Black...

The Death of Saint Paul’s College

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Saint Paul’s College, a historically Black college founded in 1888 in partnership with the Episcopal Church, announced last week that it’s...

NAACP Executive Vice President To Head Amnesty International USA

(Baltimore) -- NAACP Executive Vice President and Chief of Programs Steven W. Hawkins has been selected to take the helm of Amnesty International USA...

Blacks Optimistic About Finances

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Members of the Black middle class are more optimistic about their finances than they were a year ago, according to a...

Autism Often Goes Undetected In Black Kids

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Areva Martin watched her youngest child play with growing concern. Marty was almost 18 months old and he didn’t play like...

Dozens Arrested, Jailed In Fourth Week Of Protests At N. C. State Capitol

Ministers, education official, 92-year-old resident among those arrested at fourth week of North Carolina NAACP-led civil disobedience in opposition to extreme legislation.  Special to the...

National NAACP Applauds Historic Expansion Of Voting Rights

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press (TriceEdney Wire) - “This is a great step for Virginia and we look...

Single Moms Do It All – Alone

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – When Feona Huff, 38, was growing up, she pictured her  ideal family.       “I always had the dream of having the husband,...

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Podcast: Joey Thomas On The Will To Succeed

Rhythm & News interview with former Garfield High School football coach and NFL football player Joey Thomas about overcoming adversity and the will to succeed as an athlete and in life.

City Of Seattle Begins Administering Pfizer Vaccine To 12 – 15 Year-Olds

“Seattle’s road to recovery starts with vaccinations. We can’t safely come together again as a city and a community until the vast majority of us are vaccinated, and that includes our younger residents,” said Durkan. “The City is proud to immediately begin offering the Pfizer vaccine to youth throughout our region, and we’ll continue to come up with creative ways to bring the vaccine directly to our communities.”

The CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Can Go Without Masks

The CDC has updated its Covid-19 pandemic guidelines, now saying that people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or socially distance indoors or outdoors. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta answers your questions on what the new CDC recommendations mean for Americans, and also discusses his new feature documentary, "Race for The Vaccine."

Family Of Black Doctors Has Social Media Buzzing

“Our dad, Dr. Herbert Oye, is a Nigerian immigrant. Upon moving to the United States, he attended medical school and has worked tirelessly to build his own Vascular Surgery practice,” the young physicians wrote in a statement on Facebook. “Dad has since opened a hospital back in Nigeria and splits his time between the United States and Nigeria. We are all currently in the medical field as a second-, third- and fourth-year medical student and a first year Internal Medicine Resident.”

Inslee Sets June 30 As Re-opening Date For The State Of Washington

According to Inslee, the full reopening of the state could happen prior to June 30 if 70% or more of Washingtonians over the age of 16 initiate vaccination. Washington has administered over six million doses of vaccine, and 56 percent of Washingtonians have initiated vaccination.