Black wealth 2020: New economic justice movement aims to ‘turbo charge’ Black wealth in America

Black wealth 2020: New economic justice movement aims to ‘turbo charge’ Black wealth in America

By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) - According to the following statistics, the economic condition of America's Black community is in dire straits: A recent study by Harvard ...

Rwandans Recall End Of Genocide On ‘Liberation Day’

Rwandans Recall End Of Genocide On ‘Liberation Day’

Under the country’s Vision 2020, the Government has planned that at least 70 per cent of Rwandans in rural areas will be living in planned settlements by the year 2020. ...

Widows Of Nigerian Activists Charge Shell Oil With Complicity In Hangings

Widows Of Nigerian Activists Charge Shell Oil With Complicity In Hangings

After decades of oil spills in the Ogoni region, toxic damage is so severe that the U.N. estimated it would take 30 years to clean up the area. Sources say very little clean-up has ...

Port City Track Club Prep for Junior Olympics in Kansas

Port City Track Club Prep for Junior Olympics in Kansas

The Port City Track Club needs your help in sending these kids to Kansas. If you would like to donate, please visit their Facebook Page: Roderick Bell (Port City Track Club) and cl ...

BARBER, BUTTERFIELD BLAST TRUMP NOMINATION OF NCGOP ATTORNEY

BARBER, BUTTERFIELD BLAST TRUMP NOMINATION OF NCGOP ATTORNEY

Attorney Thomas Farr, best known for representing Republican legislative leaders in court is up for the lifetime seat, and Rev. Barber called that “dangerous.” ...

Study: Blacks Comprise Majority of Defendants Who are Wrongfully Convicted

Study: Blacks Comprise Majority of Defendants Who are Wrongfully Convicted

African Americans who were convicted of murder are about 50% more likely to be innocent than other convicted murderers, the report stated. ...

SECOND CANDIDATE ANNOUNCES FOR NC NAACP PRESIDENCY

SECOND CANDIDATE ANNOUNCES FOR NC NAACP PRESIDENCY

  BY CASH MICHAELS OF THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL Now that NC NAACP President, The Reverend Dr. William Barber will stay on until the October conference elections, the picture is b ...

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Port City Track Club Prep for Junior Olympics in Kansas

The Port City Track Club needs your help in sending these kids to Kansas. If you would like to donate, please visit their Facebook Page: Roderick Bell (Port City Track Club) and click on the gofundme account they have set up. You may also call Coach Bell at (704)886-8686 or Coach T. at (910)297-5974. more ...

July 19, 2017 (0) comments

More than 100 federal agencies fail to report hate crimes to the FBI’s national database

BY A.C. THOMPSON AND KEN SCHWENCKE   SPECIAL TO THE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE FROM PROPUBLICA   (TriceEdneyWire.com) - In violation of a longstanding legal mandate, scores of federal law enforcement agencies are failing to submit statistics to the FBI’s national hate crimes database, ProPublica has lear more ...

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AL: MY BROTHER

The name of the documentary I’m in pre-production for is “Al: My Brother,” and it is about veteran civil rights activist and attorney Al McSurely, best known as a close adviser to NCNAACP Pres. Rev. William Barber. more ...

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Black wealth 2020: New economic justice movement aims to ‘turbo charge’ Black wealth in America

By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) - According to the following statistics, the economic condition of America's Black community is in dire straits: A recent study by Harvard University found that homeownership in the Black community stands at only 42.2 percent in the nation's largest metro areas. That' more ...

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An open letter to the United States Senate from Marian Wright Edelman

The sorrow and outrage and sense of injustice I felt as a child at senseless deaths and injuries shaped my life’s work. I cannot stand seeing any child mistreated, placed at risk or excluded from essential services because of the color of their skin or the poverty of their parents or grandparents they did not more ...

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Justice Advocate Kemba Smith Credits Prayer, ‘Pressure from the Black Community’ for Her Freedom 

PHOTO: Alanté Millow/Trice Edney News Wire--Activist Kemba Smith pose for a photo with Elder Cheryl Mercer after a prayer brunch at Greater Mount Calvary Holy Church. Internationally known for her nightmarish incarceration and victorious release from prison, Smith now spreads a message of hope. more ...

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