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The Delta Blues Museum is hosting a steel sculpture exhibit of Bluesmen.

These Bluesmen are Made of Steel

  by Frederick H. Lowe The Delta Blues Museum, located at the intersection of Highways 61 and 49 in Clarksdale, Miss., where the blues began, is holding a exhibit of steel sculptors of Bluesmen by artist Steve Cawood. The exhibit, “Blues Portaits in Steel,” features Delta Blues greats Furry Lewis, Bukka White and others. The exhibit, which held an opening […]

June 15, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Sunken Portuguese Slave Ship Discovered off the Coast of South Africa

Sunken Portuguese Slave Ship Discovered off the Coast of South Africa

  212 slaves drowned; survivors were sold into slavery Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) — São José , a Portuguese slave ship that left Mozambique in 1794 bound for Brazil had hardly rounded the treacherous Cape of Good Hope when it broke apart between two reefs 100 yards from shore, sinking in 328 […]

June 15, 2015 · 0 comments ·

Older Black Lives Matter–Says Top Researcher

  By Paul Kleyman  New America Media, News Analysis, DAVIS, Calif.–Prof. James S. Jackson says the overwhelming propensity among researchers to view data on health disparities among African Americans through the lens of race is highly misleading, and masks deeper truths about how blacks and others cope with societal stressors. “We know that race matters,” Jackson said to scientists attending […]

June 15, 2015 · 0 comments ·
AFL-CIO: American Refugee

AFL-CIO: American Refugee

June 12, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Will Albert Woodfox Be Freed? Louisiana Fights Release of Longest-Serving U.S. Prisoner in Solitary

Will Albert Woodfox Be Freed? Louisiana Fights Release of Longest-Serving U.S. Prisoner in Solitary

June 10, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Formula 1 Driver Lewis Hamilton will defend his world title beginning with Australian Grand Prix March 20.

Hamilton Returns to Form, Winning Canada’s Formula 1 Grand Prix

  Lewis Hamilton, the reigning world champion Formula 1 driver, returned to the top of the winners’ podium Sunday having won the 2015 Grand Prix Du Canada in Montreal. Hamilton, a black Englishman, who drives for Mercedes, led from the pole, defeating teammate Nico Rosberg. It was Hamilton’s fourth F1 victory of the year. He has won the Australian Grand […]

June 10, 2015 · 0 comments ·
U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky is seeking a new formula for a Cost of Living Adjustment for Social Security.

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky said she will oppose Trans-Pacific Partnership in a Letter to NorthStar News Today.com

  Dear Mr. [Frederick] Lowe: Thank you for writing to share the recent article at northstarnewstoday.com.  I appreciate hearing from you. I’m grateful that you took the time to share the article you wrote with me. As a member of the House Trade Working Group, I have followed the ongoing TPP negotiations very closely, and I find many of your criticisms of the proposed […]

June 10, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Chicago cops Jerome Finnigan (l) and Timothy McDermott (r) pose police station with an unidentified black man wearing deer antlers as though they killed a wild animal.

Judge Upholds Firing of a Chicago Cop Who Posed with a Black Man Wearing Antlers

  Cook County, Ill., Judge Thomas R. Allen on Wednesday upheld the firing of Timothy McDermott, a former Chicago police officer, who posed in a photograph with an unnamed black man wearing antlers as if he were a hunting trophy. The Chicago Police Board narrowly voted 5-4 to fire McDermott in 2013, but McDermott appealed the decision. During a 30-minute […]

June 10, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Democratic Alliance Leader

South African Voters ‘In a Bad Mood’ Over Unemployment and Corruption

  Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Unemployment in South Africa is higher than at any time in the past 11 years – reaching 26.4 percent and almost double that for young people under 25 years of age. Joblessness, combined with lurid reports of corruption, have left voters discouraged and dismayed, according to […]

June 10, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Kendrick Lamar Performs ‘These Walls’

Kendrick Lamar Performs ‘These Walls’

June 9, 2015 · 0 comments ·