Category: Featured News, State/National News

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Judge Throws Out Former NYPD Officer’s Manslaughter Conviction in Shooting of Unarmed Man

By Staff   Brooklyn Judge Danny Chun has reduced former NYPD officer Peter Liang’s manslaughter conviction for shooting an...

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Upstate Taxi Drivers Rally to Fight Ridesharing Companies Like Uber as Many Locals Push for Arrival

In a free market, competition is a crucial element for success. For a long time, the taxi industry has held a stranglehold on the personal...

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Ten Questions About Student Loans Answered

By Madision White   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – You hear the dreaded words all the time: student loans. You want to run from them,...

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Massive Leak of Documents May Offer Clues to Africa’s Missing Wealth

(TriceEdneyWire.com)  – It has been called the biggest leak in the history of recorded journalism. Over 11 million documents sent to a...

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New Report Calls on Chicago Police Department to Acknowledge its Racist History

A disturbing report on the Chicago Police Department (CPD) has revealed that the city’s law enforcement is plagued by racism, and...

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National Urban League Threatens Court Action Against U.N. Over Alleged Copyright Infringement

By Hazel Trice Edney   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The National Urban League (NUL), among the nation’s leading civil rights...

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Study Reveals the Shocking Reason African Americans are Under-Medicated for Chronic Pain

A study from the University of Virginia was released Monday, revealing why African Americans are routinely undertreated for pain....

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More ‘Tech Hubs’ to Rise in Africa, Group Predicts

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Tech hubs and incubators in Africa are expected to number close to 300 by year-end, and in some surprising...

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Increased Mobile Use by Blacks Fuels Free Data Usage Controversy, FCC Threatens Action

By Hazel Trice Edney   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – It is a rare conversation in Black America. Phrases like “sponsored data” and...

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NY Lawmakers Pass $156 Billion Budget, Minimum Wage Increase

By Staff New York state lawmakers worked through the night Thursday to pass a new $156 billion state budget by April 1, only to miss...