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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 […]

Health News

New Drug May Help Diabetic Kidney Disease Patients

  (HealthDay News) –A new drug decreases dangerously high levels of potassium in people with diabetes-related kidney disease, a new study finds. Potassium is necessary for the heart, kidneys and other organs to work normally, but damage to the kidneys can cause potassium levels to increase to dangerous levels. This condition is called hyperkalemia. Elevated potassium levels are associated with […]

Transgender women of color avoid physicians although they suffer from high HIV rates
Health News

Stigma keeps Transgender Women of Color Away from Physicians

  A third are HIV-positive By Marcene Robinson-Buffalo University at Buffalo Discussing sexual history with a doctor can be an uncomfortable experience. But for many transgender people, the conversation never takes place. Social stigma and a lack of affordable health care keep many from pursuing needed health care. “There is evidence that health care providers do tend to be judgmental, and […]

Hissene, former leader of Chad, goes on trial.
Africa News

Ex-Leader of Chad Faces African-led Court after Years on the Run

  Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network ( — After years awaiting justice by a court of law, Chadian citizens packed the Palais de Justice in Dakar, Senegal, to catch a glimpse of Hissene Habre, president of the central African nation from 1982-1990 during which time his iron fist rule took  between 1,200 and 40,000 lives, […]

Zanzibar to open a slavery museum
Africa News

Anglican Cathedral in Zanzibar to House Anti-Slavery Museum

  Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network ( — The Anglican Diocese of Zanzibar is moving forward with plans to complete the repair and preservation of the century-old Christ Church Cathedral and create a heritage center to display the history of slavery in Zanzibar and current human trafficking realities in East Africa and worldwide. The […]

Ferguson Hires Black Interim Police Chief
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Ferguson Hires Black Interim Police Chief

  Police By Frederick H. Lowe Regional Leader of black law enforcement executives takes the top job Ferguson, Missouri, the scene of a violent rebellion following the shooting death of unarmed black teenager by one of the St. Louis suburb’s cops, has hired an interim police chief, its second in four months since Thomas Jackson, the city’s long-term chief resigned […]