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President Obama Announces Nominations To Key Administration Posts

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:  Denise Bauer, Nominee for Ambassador to Belgium,...

U. S. Senate Could Craft New Protection if High Court Guts Section 5

By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdney Wire) - If the U. S. Supreme Court strikes down or alters the Section 5 Preclearance Clause of the Voting...

Activists Urge End to War on Drugs

   WASHINGTON  (NNPA) – Black activists marked the 42nd anniversary of the War on  Drugs with a protest in front of the White House aimed...

President Obama Prepares to Fight for Judicial Nominees

      WASHINGTON (NNPA) – When President Obama announced his nominees to fill vacancies at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia...

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...

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Visit South Lake Union Community Center Online Open House

SPR and the design team from NBBJ have collected community feedback and are excited to share how the input has helped shape the schematic design, floor plan and programming spaces.

White House To Focus On New Vaccination Milestones As U.S. Is Expected To Miss July 4 Goal

"We've made tremendous progress in our vaccination efforts to date, and the ultimate goal has been to get America back to normal, as you said, and we're looking forward to doing that even here at the White House," press secretary Jen Psaki said this week.

Carl Nassib Of Las Vegas Raiders Is First Active NFL Player To Announce He Is Gay

"I just think that representation and visibility are so important," he said. "I actually hope that one day videos like this and the whole coming out process are just not necessary. But until then, I'm going to do my best and do my part to cultivate a culture that's accepting, that's compassionate."

Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah Turn 20

A spectacular feat of engineering, the man-made islands of Palm Jumeirah are 20 years old this year.

Canada To Ease Mandatory Quarantine On Some Arrivals

From just before midnight on July 5, Canadians and permanent residents who've received a full course of a coronavirus vaccine accepted by the government can leave isolation early of if they test negative for Covid on entry.