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$3 Million Settlement Paid in Cop Killing of Philando Castile

By Frederick H. Lowe –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The city of St. Anthony, Minn., has agreed to pay nearly $3 million to the...

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Black Lives Matter Wins an International Award for its Work

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – The Sydney Peace Foundation, an initiative of the University of Sydney in Australia and the City of Sydney,...

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Health Insurance Premiums Likely To Spike In NYS Next Year, Despite Bans And Regulations

By Staff –   Gov. Cuomo is doing his part to make sure New York State insurers cover the 10 essential health benefits currently...

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Study: Racial Bias Endemic in Military Justice System

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Protect Our Defenders (POD) has released a report that finds significant racial disparity in the military...

As police shootings of Black people mount, Attorney General Jeff Sessions says federal investigations of local police departments are bad for police morale. FILE PHOTO: Paulette Singleton/Trice Edney News Wire

As America Faces Long Hot Summer, Hate Must Not be an Option

News Analysis By Dr. Barbara Reynolds –     (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Top legislators are calling for decreased public...

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Heated Contest Between Two NNPA Publishers Bodes Well for Black Press at 190 Years

By Hazel Trice Edney –   “You’ve got two candidates who’ve got such successful and productive records in the...

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Cop Acquitted in Shooting Death of Black Minnesota Motorist

By Frederick H. Lowe –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – A majority White jury recently acquitted a Minnesota police officer in...

Ron Busby Sr., president/CEO of the U. S. Black Chamber, Inc. and his son, Ron Jr. Ron Jr. says his path has been eerily similar to his father's, simply by listening and observing. PHOTO: Ewoma Ogbaudu Photography

Black Millennials Honor the Lessons from Their Fathers – And Father Figures

By Hazel Trice Edney and Alanté Millow –      (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Ron Busby Jr. was only in elementary school when...

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Some Say Russia ‘Collusion’ Investigation Distracting from Black Issues

By Barrington Salmon –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – During former FBI Director Jim Comey’s testimony before the Senate...

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. PHOTO: Alanté Millow/Trice Edney News Wire

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

By Alanté Millow   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Guests wearing beautiful attire, greeted each other warmly as they gathered in the...