Kweisi Mfume Stepping Down As CEO of National Medical Association

Kweisi Mfume, former U.S. Congressman and current chief executive officer of the National Medical Association (NMA), recently announced that he was stepping down from...

Black Press Rebukes NAACP in Image Awards Advertising Debacle

WASHINGTON (TriceEdneyWire.com) – On the 184th birthday of the Black Press, March 16, an odd debacle is underway. The NAACP, the nation’s oldest and...

President Obama, First Lady Call for United Front Against Bullying

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama met with more than 150 parents, teachers, non-profit leaders, advocates, and policymakers at a White House conference...

General William “Kip” Ward Passes Torch as Top U.S. Commander in Africa

Gen. William “Kip” Ward, commander of the United States Africa Command or AFRICOM, passed the position to U.S. Army Gen. Carter F. Ham during...

Education Secretary: 82 Percent of American Schools May Miss “No Child Left Behind” Goals

Changes to the No Child Left Behind program must be made before the abandonment of America’s at-risk children to failure becomes more deeply engrained,...

Hearing on Islamic Extremism Stokes Emotions

A recent hearing focused on the extent of radicalization among members of the American Muslim community has created a stir among that group. Rep. Peter...

Baltimore’s “Snoop” Drug Sting Raises Questions about War on Drugs

A federal drug trafficking sting which netted 64 arrests in Baltimore was lauded by federal officials but has introduced new arguments questioning the effectiveness...

Waiting, Watching – Tsunami #3

From a mountaintop on Honolulu in the Hawaiian Islands, the following notes present a picture of the dramatic experience of those waiting the arrival...

Alleged Racist Arrested in MLK Day Bomb Case

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Investigators have arrested a man they say planted a sophisticated bomb along a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route...

Supreme Court Upholds Church’s Protest at Soldiers’ Funerals

The Topeka, Kan.-based Westboro Baptist Church is within its first amendment rights to picket the funerals of soldiers with anti-gay messages, the U.S. Supreme...

Black Lawmakers Accuse GOP of Sparking Racial Tension Among Blacks, Immigrants

Black lawmakers at a recent House hearing accused Republicans of attempting to ignite racial friction, following GOP claims that illegal immigrants in the U.S....

Mike Huckabee Questions Obama’s Upbringing

Possible 2012 Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee is cleaning up his mess after making controversial comments about President Obama’s upbringing. In a Feb. 28 radio...