Stories from the latest issue:


Drinking Sugary Beverages Isn’t So Sweet

  Health They cause obesity and diabetes African-American men are large daily consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages, including juices and soft drinks that cause obesity, diabetes and heart disease, according to a report published by Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report, titled “Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption among Adults — 18 States, 2012,” surveyed 115,291 adults. It found that 20.9% of African […]

A grand jury has indicted Ray Tensing, a University of Cincinnati police officer, for murder.

Ohio College Police Officer Indicted for Murder

  He is charged with shooting to death an unarmed black motorist following a traffic stop By Frederick H. Lowe An Ohio grand jury on Wednesday indicted a white University of Cincinnati police officer for murder and manslaughter in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist he stopped on a street near the campus. Joseph T. Deters, Hamilton County, […]

President Obama and President Kenyatta of Kenya
Africa News

In Kenya: Obama Weighs in on Gay Rights, Ignoring Local Taboo

    Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network ( – Despite dire warnings that he faced expulsion from Kenya’s Parliament if he raised the subject of gay rights, President Barack Obama replied to a reporter’s question on the subject with a very personal response. “As an African-American in the United States I am painfully aware […]

White support tougher laws against blacks

White Americans want harsh laws to fight ‘Black Crime’

  By Dan Stober Stanford University In America, white people are more likely to support harsher laws if they think prison populations are disproportionately black. Although African Americans constitute only 12 percent of America’s population, they represent 40 percent of the nation’s prison inmates. Stanford University researchers Rebecca Hetey and Jennifer Eberhardt found that when white people were told about […]

Joseph Jackson, father of Michael Jackson, suffers a stroke.
Arts News

Michael Jackson’s Father Suffers a Stroke

  He Is Admitted to ICU in a Brazilian Hospital By Alex de Miranda SAO PAULO, BRAZIL — Joseph Jackson, father of the late King of Pop Michael Jackson and the patriarch of the Jackson family, has been admitted to Albert Einstein Israelite’s intensive care unit after suffering a stroke here. Jackson, who is 87, suffered a stroke on July […]

Whitney Houston’s Daughter Is Dead
Health News

Whitney Houston’s Daughter Is Dead

  Bobbi Kristina Brown dies after being removed from life support ( — Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of the late superstar singer Whitney Houston, died after being removed from life support. Brown, the only daughter of singers Houston and Bobby Brown, died Sunday, July 26, nearly six months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub in her […]

Lewis Hamilton  wins Italian Grand Prix
Formula 1 News

Hamilton Is Goulash in Hungary

  However, he extends points leadership for the world driver championship Lewis Hamilton finished sixth in Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix, but he extended his points’ lead in the Formula 1’s World Driver Championship. Sebastian Vettel, who drives for Ferrari, finished first in the race that was held in Budapest. Hamilton, the only black driver on the F1 circuit, has 202 […]