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by Frederick H. Lowe
Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from GIN
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The NAACP spoke up at the 21st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, recently for the rights of millions of former felons who have been denied the right to vote.
“Today, nearly 5.3 million U.S.
Billionaire George Soros, financial backer of the Open Society Foundations Campaign for Black Male Achievement, has donated $1 million to Priorities USA, a super PAC, that is supporting President Barack Obama’s re-election.
Michael Vachon, an advisor to Soros, announced the donation last week during a lunch hosted by the Democracy Alliance, a partnership of business and philanthropic leaders.
Schools, pre-kindergarten to 12th grade, that demonstrate promising practices in educating boys and young men of color can apply for grants form the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color (COSEBOC).
The organization announced on Monday guidelines and deadlines for its second-annual series of $10,000 grants.
The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) recently hosted voter-registration drives in 12 Congressional Districts as part of its voter-protection initiative.
by Hazel Trice Edney
Chicago Pastor Corey Brooks who went from the rooftop to the road has completed his 2,700-mile walk across the country to bring attention to violence in urban communities and to raise funds to purchase an abandoned building.
by Frederick H. Lowe
American Express Co. will have to pull out its Centurion, or Black Card, to pay this bill.
Businesses created 162,0000 jobs in September on a seasonally adjusted basis, the ADP National Employment Report announced on Wednesday, the day of the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov.
by Frederick H. Lowe
Judge Robert Simpson of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on Tuesday issued a preliminary injunction to keep the state’s tough photo-ID law from taking effect before the November 6 presidential election.
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - As a consumer group that continues to grow, has unique generational behavioral trends and characteristics and has a projected buying power of $1.
Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Howard University News Service
by Christina Downs and Hazel Trice Edney
WOODBRIDGE, Va. (TriceEdneyWire.
by Gary L. Flowers
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - “Can’t understand why we treat each other in this way…no matter what is said or done, we are one…” - Frankie Beverly and Maze
National politics in the United States of America has not been so divisive since the American Civil War 150 years ago.
by Julianne Malveaux
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - In late September the “nonpartisan” website Real Clear Politics reported that President Obama leads Republican nominee Mitt Romney is several battleground states.
by A. Peter Bailey
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - One of the favorite sports of conservative propagandists on television, radio and the op-ed pages of newspapers, is to hurl accusations of “whining” at anyone who insists that race is a major force in the economic, political and cultural life of this country.
The Yale University Law School will show the 2003 film Brother Outsider:The Life of Bayard Rustin to kick off the school’s centennial celebration honoring Rustin, a black gay man who organized the 1963 March on Washington, one of the most successful civil-rights demonstrations in U.S.history.
Yale will show the film on October 9, and Walter Naegle, Rustin’s companion, will attend the event to answer questions, said Margaret Chisholm, the event’s organizer and reference librarian at the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale.
Retailer Macy’s Inc. announced on Monday that it will hire approximately 80,000 seasonal workers for its Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores, call centers, distribution centers and online-fulfillment centers nationwide.
President Barack Obama never went on the offensive in Wednesday’s night televised debate, possibly prompting concerns by some that the president is a better campaigner than debater.
The Open Society Foundations Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA) announced on Wednesday a $2 million investment to launch the Leadership & Sustainability (LSI) Institute for Black Male Achievement.
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1864 ----- The New Orleans Tribune, America’s first daily African-American newspaper, published its first edition on this date.