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Three Presidents To Commemorate March On Washington At ‘Let Freedom Ring’ Ceremony – August 28

(Trice Edney Wire) – President Barack Obama will be joined by former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter in a commemoration of the 50th...

A Dedicated Life: Shirley Sherrod’s Ongoing Battle For Racial Cooperation In Georgia

By Ryan Cooper (Trice Edney Wire) - Almost three years ago, in late March 2010, Shirley Sherrod, who was then the USDA state director of...

Howard University To Expand Online Course Offerings For 2014-15

By Zenitha Prince Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper (Trice Edney Wire) - Howard University this month announced a new...

Upcoming Washington March Should Again Focus On Jobs

 WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Civil rights leaders will march on Washington, D.C. on Saturday, August 24 to observe the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March...

The Puzzle Of The Unemployment Rate

By William Spriggs NEWS ANALYSIS (TriceEdneyWire.com) - The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its latest report on the job market on Aug. 2. It had some...

Justice Department Gets Smart On Crime

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In a stunning turn in criminal justice policy, Attorney  General Eric Holder announced steps the Justice Department will take to address ...

FCC Reduces Prison Call Rates

By Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer More than a decade after a U.S. District Court judge in Washington, D.C.,  dismissed...

Letters To Judge Reveals The Private Struggle Of Jesse Jackson, Jr.

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – When the story broke that Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D-Ill.) had used political donations as his own piggy bank, many...

Lawyer For Trayvon’s Parents Says He Fears For ‘Black And Brown’ Children

Tells Why ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws Must Be Amended         (Trice Edney Wire) - Benjamin Crump, the passionate Tallahassee, Florida lawyer, who represents the...

Congressional Black Caucus Nominates Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee To Head Up Department of Homeland Security

By Jeffrey L. Boney Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward  Times U.S. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Houston received a huge boost to her ...

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