March on Washington Anniversary Organizers Aim for Change

Martin Luther King III, surrounding by fellow civil rights leaders, tells his dream for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs...

Zimmerman Jury Selected, Testimony Starts This Week

George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin The trial of George Zimmerman started in earnest this week in Sanford, Fla., where he killed unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin....

Frederick Douglass Statue Erected in the U.S Capitol

The unveiling of a statue to honor abolitionist Frederick Douglass, sometimes called the “father of the civil rights movement,” drew hundreds of people to...

Judge Accused of Making Racial Comments Under Review

A council of federal judges in Washington will look into a misconduct complaint against a conservative judge who’s alleged to have made racially discriminatory...

Snowden Case: Is VP Cheney the Pot Calling the Kettle Black?

NEWS ANALYSIS "But over time that awareness of wrongdoing sort of builds up and you feel compelled to talk about (it)… eventually you realize that...

Interrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Salecia Johnson ASHEVILLE, N.C.  – Salecia Johnson, age 6, grew frustrated in her Milledgeville, Ga., kindergarten class last year and erupted into a temper tantrum....

Former U.S. Rep Allen West Blasts Bill Cosby Over Comments Praising Black Muslims

Courtesy Photo Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper Comedian-activist Bill Cosby is often the outspoken “uncle” whose sometimes-provocative comments, usually...

U. S. Senate Could Craft New Protection if High Court Kills Section 5 by...

In a "meet the press" type setting, U. S. senators - between votes - fielded questions from reporters during a Black media roundtable. If the U....

U.S. Minorities to Become Majority Faster than Predicted

The United States is on pace to become a minority-majority nation even faster than previously predicted, according to Census Bureau statistics on race and...

Black Caucus Annual Legislative Weekend to Focus on ‘Individual Power’

A. Shuanise Washington, CBCF president/CEO “It starts with you.” That’s the theme of this year’s Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Caucus (ALC), attempting to...

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