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(TriceEdneyWire.com) --- U. S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) has demanded that a group planning to challenge voter access to polls around the country on Election Day provide him with details of its planned operations.
by Amy BrackenWhen the earthquake hit Haiti in January 2010, many in the impoverished country lost what little they had.Nearly three years later, about 400,000 remain homeless. Many are still living in tent camps.
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Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from GIN(TriceEdneyWire.com) --- Workers at Anglo American Platinum in South Africa are continuing to hold rallies despite being fired Friday by the Johannesburg-based metals company.
by Frederick H. LoweAlbert Camper, Jr., became interested in politics when President John F. Kennedy visited a U.S. Air Force base in England where Camper was stationed.
Lincoln Alexander, Jr., the first black man to serve as a member of Canada’s Parliament, died October 19. He was 90.In 1968, Mr.
FedEx on Monday announced that it will hire 20,000 seasonal workers to help handle an anticipated increase in shipments between Thanksgiving and Christmas.The Memphis, Tenn.
He could be in line to be the first black president of a European countryby Linn Washington, Jr.
by Linn Washington, Jr.Rufus Harley earned distinction as the first jazz performer to adapt the Scottish bag pipe to that style of music.
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Americans United for Separation of Church and State on Tuesday asked the Internal Revenue Service to investigate a Texas church for intervening in the presidential election.
by Barry CooperFor Barack Obama, the presidential election could come down to just one state: Ohio.Prognosticators are virtually unanimous in insisting that if President Obama wins Ohio, a key battleground state, he is assured of winning a second term in office.
Two major outdoor advertising companies have agreed to remove a controversial message from their billboards.
October 25 through October 31October 251913 ----- Bill Spiller, pioneering African-American golfer born on this date in Tishomingo, Okla.
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., has returned to the Mayo clinic to continue treatment for a bipolar disorder that has sidelined him for months, said U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, who visited Jackson on Monday in his Washington, D.C.
The NorthStar News & Analysis, one of the leading onlinepublications for African-American men, is now offering sponsorship andadvertising opportunities for small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Earl Ofari Hutchinson’s The Hutchinson Report, a popular weekly political-issues radio show, is going national over the Internet.The show is broadcast in Los Angeles on 90.7 FM on Saturdays from noon to 3 p.m., pacific time.
Spike Lee has been fired as writer and director of a film about singer James Brown, who died in 2006.Producer Brian Grazer, who hired Lee shortly after Brown’s death, replaced Lee with Tate Taylor, who directed the Academy Award-winning film “The Help.
Freeport, Ill., police on Wednesday arrested Rev. Jesse Jackson and 13 others who were protesting the closing of the Bain Capital-owned Sensata Technologies plant so it can transfer the factory’s jobs to China.Police arrested Jackson, union leaders, and former Sensata employees for trespassing on company property.