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10th Annual Rally For Hope This Sat. At Westlake Park

Rally for Hope 10 Will be take place this Sat., Aug. 23 from 12 Noon – 5:30 p.m. at Westlake Center Park in Downtown...

HIV-Positive For 20-Plus Years and ‘One Of The Lucky Ones’

By Linda Villarosa Special to NNPA from The Black AIDS Institute MELBOURNE, Australia – Steven Watiti was diagnosed with HIV in 1993. His wife was pregnant...

Seattle Students Bring Home Medals From National ACT-SO Competition

Earlier this month, Seattle King County NAACP ACT-SO participants Ericka Pegues and India Mitchell brought home a gold and bronze medal, respectively, from the...

Attorney General Sues Two Mortgage Rescue Firms

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed lawsuits against two mortgage rescue companies that target struggling homeowners in Washington state. Ferguson alleges Delay My...

Girl Summit To Take Up Ethiopian ‘Maid Trade’ And Its Child Brides

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (Trice Edney Wire) – At an upcoming “Girl Summit” this week in London, the...

Ordered To Prison Sept. 8, Ray Nagin Files Appeal Notice

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Louisiana Weekly (Trice Edney Wire) - Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin last week filed a...

‘Power Grab’ in Campaign Against Three Tennessee Judges Could Have National Implications

(Trice Edney Wire) – An attempt to unseat three judges in an upcoming Nashville, Tenn. election is nothing less than a “raw power grab”...

Study: African-American Homeownership Increasingly Less Stable, More Risky

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyK3GQ9KgWk?rel=0] HOUSTON – While historical barriers that excluded Black America from the homeowner market for decades have crumbled, there are signs that emerging types...

Payday Lender ACE Cash Express Fined $10 Million

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist For the second time in as many years, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has fined a major payday lender. On...

Black Man Killed In A Chokehold By NYPD Officer

By Herb Boyd Special to NNPA NEW YORK – Rev. Al Sharpton was in the middle of his speech recounting how Eric Garner, 43, had been...

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