Stories from the latest issue:

Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley – I’m a Man

June 1, 2015 · 0 comments ·
A large percentage of black workers work full-time jobs for low wages.

The “Age of Inequality” Has Ushered In Low-Wage Work for Black Employees

  African Americans urged to adopt new tactics to improve our condition By Frederick H. Lowe A substantial percentage of black men and black women work full-time jobs but earn part-time salaries, keeping their families improvised, according to a new report about black workers. The study, titled “Low-Wage Work in the Black Community in the Age of Inequality,” reported that […]

June 1, 2015 · 0 comments ·
African-American Civil War re-enactors recently marched in a parade in Washington, D.C., honoring black troops who fought in the civil war.

U. S. Colored Troop Reenactors Honor Black Civil War Soldiers

  Trice-Edney News Wire–Commemorating 150 years since the end of the Civil War, reenactors marched in a Grand Review Parade May 16, to honor the United States Colored Troops. After the end of the war in 1865, African-American soldiers were prohibited from marching in the celebratory parade, although more than 209,145 black soldiers, many of them former slaves, fought for […]

June 1, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Bruce Jenner, now Catlyn Jenner, will receive the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage

Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner, will receive the Arthur Ashe Award

  Bruce Jenner, who has completed his transition from a man to a woman and has now taken the name Caitlyn Jenner, is scheduled to receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award during a televised ceremony this July in Los Angeles. The award named in honor of Ashe, the only African-American man to win Wimbledon’s singles title. He won the title […]

June 1, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Police shot to death Kevin Allen in a  New Jersey public library filled with customers.

Police Shot and Killed 83 People in May

  One man was shot to death in a N.J. public library by Frederick H. Lowe Police shot and killed 83 people in May, including shooting to death a 36-year-old man in front of parents, their children, students and other visitors in a New Jersey public library located across the street from the city’s police station. The number of individuals […]

June 1, 2015 · 0 comments ·

Muddy Waters plays “Manish Boy”

May 28, 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.

This is what some Cops think of Us

  Judge releases photo of cops kneeling next to black man with deer antlers on his head By Frederick H. Lowe A Cook County, Ill., judge has released a photo of two Chicago cops kneeling next to a black man with deer antlers affixed to his head as though they had shot and bagged a wild animal. The unidentified black […]

May 27, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Brownsville, Tennessee, will honor Elbert Williams, an NAACP official, who was murdered 75 years ago.

Tennessee Town Will Honor Forgotten NAACP Official on the 75th Anniversary of His Murder

  By Frederick H. Lowe Elbert Williams, the first NAACP official murdered for attempting to restore voting rights for African-American residents of majority black Hayward County, Tennessee, will be honored with the installation of a state-historical marker in downtown Brownsville, Tennessee, 75 years after his mutilated body was found floating in the Hatchie River. The installation of the historical marker, […]

May 27, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Civil Unrest Expected This Summer —  The Same Dynamics Were In Force 50 Years Ago

Civil Unrest Expected This Summer — The Same Dynamics Were In Force 50 Years Ago

  NEWS ANALYSIS By Richard Cohen (TriceEdneyWire.com) — The indictment of six Baltimore police officers in connection with the death of Freddie Gray was greeted with cheers from many in Baltimore and a collective sigh of relief from much of the country. At the same time, fully 96 percent of Americans expect additional racial disturbances this summer, according to a […]

May 27, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Six Baltimore Police Officers have been indicted the death of Freddie Gray, 25.

NAACP Applauds Baltimore Grand Jury Indictments in Freddie Gray Case

  By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Following major protests after grand juries refused to indict police officers who killed unarmed Eric Garner in New York and Ferguson’s Michael Brown, the NAACP is applauding the grand jury indictments of six Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray. The 25-year-old Gray died in police custody on April 25. “The […]

May 27, 2015 · 0 comments ·