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Ernest Cole: the Black Photographer who told the story of Apartheid’s inhumanity
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Ernest Cole: the Black Photographer who told the story of Apartheid’s inhumanity

  By Rosemary Eng Ernest Cole had an artistic eye for the heartbreak of inhumanity. One of South Africa’s first black photojournalists, Cole was also one of South Africa’s most famous black photographers for his deeply emotional and compassionate documentation of life under apartheid. The 125 gelatin silver prints of his work that were displayed until December 6 at New […]

Ernest Cole: the Black Photographer who told the story of Apartheid’s inhumanity
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Ernest Cole: the Black Photographer who told the story of Apartheid’s inhumanity

Ernest Cole had an artistic eye for the heartbreak of inhumanity. One of South Africa’s first black photojournalists, Cole was also one of South Africa’s most famous black photographers for his deeply emotional and compassionate documentation of life under apartheid. The 125 gelatin silver prints of his work that were displayed until December 6 at New York University’s Grey Art […]

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Helping Ernest Cole’s Spirit to Find Peace

Helping Ernest Cole’s Spirit to Find Peace The tragedy of how Ernest Cole died in New York, a relatively young, ill, poverty-stricken man, deepens the sadness of his gripping images of South African Apartheid. At the Grey Art Gallery at New York University, performing artist, scholar and community organizer Refilwe Nkomo may have helped Ernest Cole’s soul to reach a […]

Black Men’s Jobless Rate Drops but Remains High
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Black Men’s Jobless Rate Drops but Remains High

By Frederick H. Lowe The unemployment rate for African-American men 20 years old and older dropped slightly in December compared to November, but the jobless rate for black men still remains twice as high as that of other major worker groups, which includes whites, Hispanics and Asians. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday that last month’s unemployment […]

Black male college students have lost a large percentage of state-funded lottery scholarships in Tennessee.
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Study: Black Men More Likely to Lose State-Funded Lottery Scholarships

By Frederick H. Lowe African-American men who received college scholarships tied to Tennessee’s state lottery that requires them to maintain a certain grade point average are more likely to lose their awards, according to a study by Charles E. Menifield, Ph.D., professor and associate dean of Academic Programs at the Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs at the University […]

In a controversial move, Uganda is sending 200 physicians to Trinidad and Tobago
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Uganda, Feeding the Brain Drain, Sends MDs to Trinidad

  Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) – For a country with less than 3,000 practicing doctors to treat 34.9 million people, Uganda’s decision to send some 300 doctors to Trinidad and Tobago has raised the temperatures of the some of the local parliamentarians to the boiling point. According to Henry Oryem, state minister […]

G.K.. Buitterfield, the new chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, said the African-American community faces many challenges.
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New CBC Chair Declares ‘Black America Is In a State of Emergency’

Butterfield takes helm, vowing continued fight against police abuses and for criminal justice reforms By Joyce Jones (TriceEdneyWire.com) – U. S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.), the 24th chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, is taking the reins of the CBC at a pivotal moment in Black history. Despite all of the progress that African-Americans have made since the group was […]

Algiers, Algeria – The Western Sahara is not just a section of the famous desert that dominates North Africa.
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Algiers, Algeria – The Western Sahara is not just a section of the famous desert that dominates North Africa.

By Linn Washington, Jr.   The Western Sahara is a country on the Atlantic Ocean coast of North Africa with the dubious distinction of being the ‘Last Colony’ on the vast continent of Africa. The current colonizer of this mineral rich nation is the neighboring country of Morocco that is conducting a viciously brutal occupation. Decades of human rights violations […]