Category: Hot News, State/National News

brown smith linda

Report: Sixty Years after Brown vs. Board of Education, Segregation Increasing in U.S. Public Schools

By Zenitha Prince   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – A new analysis by the Government Accounting Office (GAO) reveals that more than 60...

Rusty burst pipe squirting water at high pressure

Buffalo’s Lead Levels Higher Than Anticipated, City Introduces Aggressive 11-Point Plan

Buffalo’s lead poisoning problem has already been recognized, but now reports are saying that the problem is unfortunately much worse...

lupus small

Lupus Has Disproportionate Impact on Women and Minorities

By Steven Owens   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – May is Lupus Awareness Month, and on May 20 specifically, health advocates and those...

graduatehats

Report: Black Students Graduate With Nearly $8,000 More in College Debt Than White Students

By Frederick Lowe   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – This is the time of the year when college students proudly march down the aisle to...

michael-slager-310x193

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former South Carolina Cop

By Frederick Lowe   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Michael Slager, a former North Charleston, S.C., police officer, who is charged with...

600px-Bathroom-gender-sign

Separate But Equal? Obama Says Trans Students Deserve Bathroom Access

For better or worse, the next battleground for trans rights will take place in public school bathrooms and locker rooms, now that...

kenyanbuildingcollapse

Action on Year-old Housing Audit Could Have Saved Kenyan Lives

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – A poorly-constructed Nairobi building collapsed to the ground after days of heavy rain, taking 21 lives with 135...

jobline

Jobless Rate for Black Men Jumps

By Staff   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – April’s unemployment rate for Black men 20 years old and older jumped to 9.5 percent from...

US President Barack Obama speaks during the commencement ceremony for Howard University in Washington, DC, May 7, 2016. / AFP / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama to Howard Grads: “Be Confident in Your Blackness”

By Staff   On Saturday, May 7, President Barack Obama delivered the commencement address at Howard University, perhaps the most famous...

President Barack Obama drinks from a glass of water during a briefing on the Flint public health water crisis during a meeting with federal responders at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint, Mich., May 4, 2016. The President is flanked by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell on the left and Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

President Obama Visits Flint, Drinks City’s Water Amid Crisis

By Staff   President Barack Obama made a visit to Flint, Michigan May 4, drinking sips of water in front of a crowd of 1,000 at Flint...