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CITY OF HOUSTON UNDER WATER AS HURRICANE HARVEY RIVALS KATRINA

COURTESY PHOTO:Man clings to the hood of a car as flood waters rose in Houston.  BY HAZEL TRICE EDNEY (TriceEdneyWire.com) – At publication deadline this week, more than 9,000 people – an overflow of evacuees – had packed into the Houston Convention Center fleeing the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Additional people on higher ground south of Houston had been urged to leave their homes immediately due to the ...

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BLACK POLICE EXECUTIVES REJECT TRUMP ENCOURAGEMENT TO ROUGH UP SUSPECTS 

“As NOBLE convenes its 41st Annual Training Conference in Atlanta, it reminds the nation of one of the bedrock's of our democracy, equal protection under the law. All law enforcement officers play a critical role in determining the appropriate levels of use of force as they police communities across this nation,” Tarrant said. “As NOBLE continues its efforts to build one community (law enforcement is part o ...

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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's below the Latino-American community, which is at 46 percent and well below the White-American comm ...

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