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AME Bishops Say Racial Hatred Has Gotten Worse

AME Bishops Say Racial Hatred Has Gotten Worse

  Terrorist Massacre in Charleston By Frederick H. Lowe Saying that the problem of race has increased not decreased in the last several years, the Council of Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church has called for a partnership with other communions and other partners to discuss race. The Council of Bishops, which is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, announced that […]

June 22, 2015 · 1 comment ·
Whites burned Emanuel AME Church to the ground after learning it was the center if a slave revolt.

Whites Burned Emanuel AME Church to the Ground in 1822 When It Became Known That It Was at the Center of a Slave Revolt

  Terrorist Massacre in Charleston Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, where nine members were shot to death Wednesday night, allegedly by Dylann Storm Roof, a 21 year-old white supremacist, was burned to the ground in 1822 by whites after they discovered that the church was the center of a plot for a slave revolt. “In 1822, the church was investigated […]

June 22, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Jerry Richardson, founder and owner of the Carolina Panthers, has donated $100,000 for funeral expenses to the families of victims last week's racially charged deadly shooting in Charleston church.

Owner of Carolina Panthers Donates $100,000 to Pay Funeral Expenses for Church Murder Victims

  Terrorist Massacre in Charleston Jerry Richardson, founder and owner of the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League, has donated $100,000 for funeral expenses to the families whose loved ones were murdered by a white gunman Wednesday evening while attending Bible study at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, S.C. Bakari Sellers a Charleston attorney and politician, […]

June 22, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Former U.S. Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi, a former Chicago Alderman.

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Released to Home Confinement

  Politics By Frederick H. Lowe Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., son of civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson, was released Monday from a Baltimore halfway house to his Washington, D.C., home to complete the remainder of his prison sentence, a Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesperson tells NorthStar News Today. “Former Congressman Jackson is now under home confinement to complete […]

June 22, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Martese Johnson

University of Virginia Honor Student Talks Arrest, Future

 Police Brutality By Joey Matthews Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Martese Johnson still has two scars on his forehead and one under his left eye. The rising fourth-year University of Virginia honors student also bears deep emotional wounds, for which he has undergone counseling. The scars are reminders to Johnson of […]

June 22, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Death to the Racist System

American News Media Still Can’t Get It Right On Race

  Commentary Corrupted Coverage By  Linn Washington Jr. Does the intense news coverage examining the tragic massacre inside a historic black church in Charleston, S.C. and coverage exposing the travesty of the white woman who claims she’s actually black mean the mainstream media has finally ‘got it right’ regarding reporting on race and racism? Short answer, an emphatic No! Yes, […]

June 22, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Klan Bombing of Birmingham Church 1963

Klan Bombing of Birmingham Church 1963

June 18, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Dylann Roof, the admitted killer of nine people in a black church

White Gunman Murders 9 Worshippers in a Black Church—This story has been updated

  Alleged killer gunman captured By Frederick H. Lowe A white gunman  who walked into an African-American church in Charleston, S.C., Wednesday night and shot and killed nine worshippers, attending Bible study, has been captured without incident even though police warned he was armed and very dangerous. Charles Frances, spokesperson for the Charleston police department, said the alleged murderer Dylann […]

June 18, 2015 · 1 comment ·
Massachusetts State Rep. Evandro Carvalho spoke to housing advocates in March with at a Dorchester rally protesting foreclosures and residential displacement. (Bay State Banner photo)

For Boston’s Older Homeowners, It’s ‘Borrower Beware’

By Sandra Larson Bay State Banner/New America Media Part 2 of a series. Read Part 1 here. BOSTON–Older Americans are entering retirement with fewer savings and more debt than in previous generations, putting wellbeing and housing security at risk for aging baby boomers. The picture is especially troubling for blacks and Latinos, who have earned less income and accumulated fewer […]

June 18, 2015 · 0 comments ·
A Woman Will Appear on the $10 Bill

A Woman Will Appear on the $10 Bill

  It is less popular than the $20, which is more widely distributed than other banknotes through ATMs By Frederick H. Lowe A woman will appear on the redesigned $10 bill, but not on the more widely distributed $20 bill, replacing President Andrew Jackson, as many had hoped. U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced yesterday that a woman will appear […]

June 18, 2015 · 0 comments ·