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U.S. Minorities to Become Majority Faster than Predicted

By Zenitha PrinceThe United States is on pace to become a minority-majority nation even faster than previously predicted, according to Census Bureau statistics on...

88% Black: How About Taking a Recess from Closing Public Schools

By George Curry Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett has announced plans to close at least 50 schools as a cost-cutting measure. But before any...

Why Summer Jobs Matter

By Dedrick Muhammad, Sr. for the Trice Edney Wire It’s May, which means the end of the school year is near. Many youth and young...

Saint Augustine Drops Plans to Buy Struggling St. Paul’s College

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press Saint Paul’s College no longer has a buyer. Saint Augustine’s University of Raleigh,...

Congressional Task Force Tackles Bloated Criminal Code

By Zenitha Prince for The Afro The House Judiciary Committee has approved a new, bipartisan task force aimed at streamlining the federal criminal code. The Over-Criminalization...

Georgetown’s Black House Celebrates 40 Years

By Angel Mills An air of excitement fills campus, as 10 students stand outside of Georgetown University President, Timothy Healy’s office demanding that more minority...

Virginia State University President: There’s No Place for Hazing

By Jeremy M. Lazarus, Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press Enough is enough when it comes to hazing. That’s the...

African-Americans Must Take ‘Right Side’ of the Issue, Black Leaders Say

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – More than 50 years since the civil rights struggle for the right to vote and racial desegregation for African-Americans, a new kind...

Voting Rights: 17 Arrested During at NAACP “Pray In” Protest in...

RALEIGH, N.C. (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Seventeen people, including eight ministers, civil rights leaders, and students, were arrested during a prayerful protest at the state legislature...

Two HBCU Students Die in Hazing Incident

By Jeremy M. Lazarus for the TriceEdneyWire They just wanted to belong.That’s why seven Virginia State University freshmen endured a week of beatings and other...