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He will spend $4.32 per day on food for a week
by Frederick H. Lowe
Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker on Tuesday began living on a food budget of $30.
by Frederick H. Lowe
CBS television's 60 Minutes on Sunday, December 9th, will broadcast stories about nine Chicago-area black men, who served long prison sentences for crimes they did not commit until DNA evidence overturned their coerced convictions.
The Emmy-Award winning program will focus on the "Englewood Four" and "Dixmoor Five." Englewood is a Chicago neighborhood, and Dixmoor is one of Chicago's south suburbs.
The nine, who are now men, were teenagers when they were charged by the Cook County State's Attorney's Office.
by Hazel Trice Edney(TriceEdneyWire.com) –-- One month after the re-election of President Barack Obama, more than 40 Black leaders convened this week to begin crafting what appears to be a strategy by which to hold politicians accountable to a suffering Black community that has given overwhelming political allegiance to President Obama and the Democratic Party.
Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from GIN(TriceEdneyWire.com) --- Nigeria leads the world with 10.5 million children not attending school, according to a recently released United Nations’ report.
by Julianne Malveaux(TriceEdneyWire.com) --- Okay, I’ll admit it. I am truly the Grinch who wanted to steal Christmas. It takes me until about December 23 to get in the spirit, and I only feel obligated to find gifts for children and close family.
Private nonfarm businesses created 118,000 jobs in November with Super Storm Sandy taking the blame for the drop in employment, according to Wednesday's ADP National Employment Report.
The National Black Prosecutors’ Association congratulated Jackie Lacey, who was sworn in on Monday as the first African American and the first woman district attorney for Los Angeles County since the office was founded in 1850.Lacey, a native of Los Angeles and a graduate of the University of Southern California Law School, will oversee the nation's largest prosecutorial office with 1,000 lawyers, 300 investigators and 800 support staff.
December 6 through December 12
1865 ----- The 13th amendment to the Constitution of the United States was ratified on this date.
by Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq.
(TriceEdneyWire.com) -- Just as many African-American women have been labeled “Angry Black Woman," there are people who’ve tried to label our beloved President of the U.
by Frederick H. LoweThe seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for black men 20 years old and older dramatically dropped in November as the nation's nonfarm private businesses added a better-than-expected 146,000 new jobs, causing the overall jobless rate to fall to 7.