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 By William Spriggs        (TriceEdney Wire) – Over last weekend, young people watched or read about President Obama speaking at Morehouse College and first lady Michelle Obama addressing the graduates of Bowie State University. Hopefully they were inspired by seeing so many young and gifted...

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WASHINGTON (NNPA) –  A new report by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention shows that the teen birth rate for African Americans has declined by 60 percent between 1991 and 2011 – a rate 10 percent greater than the overall dip  in teen birth rates. Over the past decade, the national teen birth rate has declined from 31 out of every 1,000 girls between 15-19...

   The Northwest Kidney Centers will hold its 11th annual Kidney Health Fest for African American Families from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  on Sat., June...

Seattle City Light is warning its customers to protect themselves against con artists who are using false threats of disconnecting electrical service in attempts to steal money.      Customers reported at least 15 scam attempts to City Light last week and other utilities in the Pacific Northwest have reported similar activity. In Seattle, the scammers appear to be...

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Both the House and Senate have passed bills that would reduce funding of the Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly called food stamps, but the extent of the cuts will not become known until negotiators from both chambers agree to a compromise measure. SNAP was reduced as part of a 5-year House farm bill by $2 billon, slightly...

By Zenitha Prince Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper (TriceEdney Wire) – After a long battle, the District of Columbia will finally have representation among the statuary on Capitol Hill. The House voted May 21 authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for the unveiling of the District’s statue...

By Ben Wrobel Special to The Seattle Medium RALEIGH, N.C.  – Seventeen people, including eight ministers, civil rights leaders, and students, were arrested...

Kenny G  Last Friday, Chris H. Bennett, Chairman of Kris Bennett Broadcasting (KBB), announced a major format change with Bennett’s Broadcast stations.      ...

By Hazel Trice Edney TriceEdney Wire       The NAACP views it as “lynching’s cousin”. In a nutshell, that’s the reason that NAACP President/CEO...

By Zenitha Prince Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper       (TriceEdney Wire) – The Congressional Black Caucus...

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