Category: Featured News, State/National News

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Boco Haram Kills 86, Including Children, in Nigeria

By Staff   According to reports, Boco Haram, a group of Islamic extremists, has recently firebombed huts, and killed 86 people,...

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Poetry Foundation to Celebrate Black History Month with Cultural Poems, Podcasts, and Articles

By Staff   The Poetry Foundation will celebrate Black History Month with a collection of poems, podcasts, and articles that explore...

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Politician in Iowa Says Clinton Squeaked by With Black and Latino Vote

By Hazel Trice Edney   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Democratic Presidential contenders former Sec. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie...

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NYS Assembly Announces Possible Tax Hike for Millionaires

Tax reform has been a major talking point leading up to the presidential election, and a recent proposal from local legislators could...

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A Racially Motivated Bus Assault is Now Under Investigation at SUNY Albany

Update: The Albany Times Union has acquired the following video footage of the incident: Click here for video footage. Three black female...

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U.S. Post Office Pays Tribute to AME Founder Richard Allen with Forever Stamp

By Staff   The U.S. Postal Service has kicked off its national observance of Black History Month with the dedication of a Forever...

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MLK Library in Mozambique Brightens Reality of American Life

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – At the Centro Cultural Americano in the Mozambican capital of Maputo, there’s a trove of books in the Martin...

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Oscar Diversity Struggle Continues, Civil Rights Leaders Request Meeting with Academy

By Hazel Trice Edney   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Three leading civil rights organizations are requesting a meeting with the...

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Cuomo: State Adopted New Rules to Protect Transgender New Yorkers

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office announced Jan. 20 the New York State Division of Human Rights has adopted new regulations...

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President Obama Declares Emergency in Michigan Where Contaminated Water Threatens Communities

By Frederick H. Lowe   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – President Barack Obama has declared an emergency exists in Michigan because of...