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Poll delivers early birthday gift
President Barack Obama, the nation’s 44th President and the first African American to hold the office, celebrates his 51st birthday Aug.
Black Entertainment Television host T. J. Holmes tweeted on Monday that he was angry that two Georgia sheriff’s deputies pulled him over for no reason a mile from his home in the Atlanta suburbs.
by Frederick H. Lowe
Plaintiffs are seeking a preliminary injunction to block Pennsylvania from implementing one of the nation’s most-restrictive voting laws.
Elected Republican Official said the Stricter Rules Would Deliver the State to Romney
(World News Service) -- In an effort to determine whether Pennsylvania’s new voter-identification law discriminates against non-whites, the U.S.
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Nigeria’s Supreme Court has ruled against one of the most powerful industries in Russia, promising what could be a very nasty fight.
– Israel is deporting African refugees from the Ivory Coast as
anti-immigrant fever sweeps the Middle East country that once welcomed
asylum seekers fleeing wars abroad.
By Frederick H. Lowe
the wake of Trayvon Martin's shooting death by Florida neighborhood
watch captain George Zimmerman, the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, a
human-rights organization for Afrikans based in Washington, D.C.,
published a report that revealed that police, security guards and
self-appointed law enforcers killed 110 black men and women from Jan,
1, 2012 to June 30, 2012.
Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll, who has been accused by a co-worker of having a lesbian tryst in her office with an aide, has apologized for the making anti-gay comments when asked about the alleged incident.
Carroll responded to the allegations by telling a Tampa, Fla., television station on July 14 that “usually black women that look like me don’t engage in relationships like that.”
Her comments prompted an immediate response from Equality Florida, a St.
Jesse Jackson, Jr., was admitted to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,
Minn., where is he is being treated for depression and gastronintestinal
problems, a clinic spokesperson said on Saturday.
the celebrity news website and television program, is reporting that
actor Cuba Gooding, Jr., is wanted by New Orleans police.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Florida A&M University’s College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science a $5.
By Jesse Jackson
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Aug. 6 marks the 47th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 by President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi will meet on Friday, Aug. 3, with Anthony Browder and Dr. Elena Pischikova, who have been excavating the 25th dynasty of Karakhamun since 2008.
(TriceEdneyWire.com) –Ghana’s President John Evans Atta Mills died of throat cancer despite repeated visits to the United States to consult with specialists who were unable to prevent the spread of the disease.
President Barack Obama last week signed an Executive Order to improve the academic performance and opportunities for African-American students.
August 2 through August 8
1924 ------ James Baldwin, who flew to Paris in 1948 with $100 and a duffel bag for his belongings to become a writer, was born on this day in Harlem.
Payroll-check processor Automatic Data Processing (ADP) announced on Wednesday that the nation's nonfarm private businesses added 163,000 jobs in July, compared with 172,000 jobs in June.