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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 race and ethnicity released June 13. The percentage of non-Hispa...
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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 other urban school system follows suit, it should take an extended reces...
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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 adults (and probably most parents) are pondering the question, “What will I do (with my child)...
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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, N.C., has dropped plans to take over 125-year-old Saint Paul’s, its si...
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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 Task Force of 2013, made up of five Democrats and ...
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Georgetown’s Black House Celebrates 40 Years

By Angel Mills n air of excitement fills campus, as 10 students stand outside of Georgetown University President, Timothy Healy’s office demanding that more minority students be accepted into the school and a support system b...
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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 message from Virginia State University President Keith T. Miller. “Outdated ritua...
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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 of racial and ethnic battle is raging in America. The issue of immigra...
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Voting Rights: 17 Arrested During at NAACP “Pray In” Protest in NC

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 in Raleigh, North Carolina on Monday. The...
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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 ritual hazing. Despite a VSU ban on such harsh practices, the sev...
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Boston Attack to Prompt ‘Larger Dialog’, Rights Leader Predicts

Just as Boston was beginning to hunker down for a 48-hour manhunt that ended in the death of one suspected bomber and the wounding and capture of the other, Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree was already envisioning the hea...
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Black-Owned Car Dealerships Disappear Across U.S

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press After spending most of his life in the automotive business, 60-year-old Harry Lee Harris is shifting gears. Owner of Universal Ford since 1986, Harris will on Ma...
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Boston Marathon Bombing: Obama Promises ‘Full Weight of Justice’

(TriceEdneyWire.com)  - President Barack Obama has promised justice for whoever detonated as many as three bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, wounding 176 people and killing three, including an 8-yea...
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Hate Groups Remain at Record High for Modern Day Racism

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Southern Poverty Law Center (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Capping four years of explosive growth sparked by the election of America’s first Black president and anger over the econo...
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For Many, Black History Not Enough from Obama Administration

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – As millions prepared to watch President Obama’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday, interviews in recent weeks reveal that the historical significance of the first Black President has given way...
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