76.6 F
Seattle
Monday, August 15, 2022

CATEGORY

News

White House Seeks To Help Expand Education Opportunity

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Thirty years ago, one year of tuition, room, and board at a nation’s four-year, degree-granting institution cost...

CBC Calls For ‘National Day Of Prayer To End Poverty’

(Trice Edney Wire) - They are often called the “conscious of the Congress” and the Congressional Black Caucus will demonstrate that literally on Feb....

Four Questionable Claims Obama Has Made On NSA Surveillance

By Kara Brandeisky ProPublica President Obama announced last week some limited reforms to National Security Agency surveillance programs.  Since the first disclosures based on documents provided...

King County Woman Sentenced In Medicaid Fraud Case

OLYMPIA — A King County woman was sentenced to a month of community service and ordered to pay full restitution after being convicted of...

City Council Adopts Legislation To Allows External Hiring For Top Police Department Positions

On Tuesday, The Seattle City Council unanimously adopted legislation allow the new Chief of Police to hire the best candidates for the top leadership...

Civil Rights Leaders Lament ‘Unfinished Business’ On MLK Holiday

(Trice Edney Wire) – As millions of people around the nation enjoyed the day off on Monday - many volunteering or commemorating the Martin...

OMWBE Launches Statewide Get Certified Campaign

The Washington State Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises recently announced they will be launching a statewide Get Certified campaign intended to help...

NAACP RELEASES NEW REPORT ON BANKING INDUSTRY

On Tuesday, the NAACP released findings from its Opportunities & Diversity Report Card: Consumer Banking Industry.  Details in the report highlight key areas where...

Proposed Tobacco Settlement Excludes Black Media

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The U.S. Justice Department and the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund have reached an agreement with the four major tobacco companies that...

Study: Half of Black Men Arrested By Age 23

By Zenitha Prince Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper (Trice Edney Wire) - Nearly half of all African-American males are...

Latest News