William Coleman, Lawyer, Former Sec. of Transportation, Ex-Cabinet Member, Dies at 96

WASHINGTON (AP) — William T. Coleman Jr., a civil rights lawyer from Philadelphia who prevailed in several landmark Supreme Court cases, broke a number...

Roger Wilkins, First Black Assistant Attorney General and Pulitzer Winner, Dead at 85

Roger Wilkins, the first Black assistant attorney general, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and a professor at George Mason University, died in Kensington, Md. on...

Famed Tuskegee Airman John L. Harrison Jr., dies at 96

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — John L. Harrison Jr., who served as a World War II pilot with the famed all-Black Tuskegee Airmen, has died. He...

Obamacare Safe, CBC Moves Focus to Tax Fight

The Congressional Black Caucus scored a victory over President Trump when the U.S. House of Representatives failed to take up his health care bill...

Little Substance From Trump, CBC Meeting

On March 22, members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), including U.S. Rep. Anthony Brown of Prince George's County, met with President Trump at...

Nixon Veto Blasted

The effort to raise the minimum wage in Baltimore was recently halted when Mayor Catherine Pugh vetoed a bill increasing it to $15 per...

Omarosa Shocks, Angers Some NNPA Publishers as She Walks Out of ‘Black Press Week’...

(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Omarosa Manigault, President Donald Trump's director of communications for public liaison, walked out of a breakfast meeting she had requested to attend,...

Who is that Black General Who Recently Met Sec. of State Tillerson in South...

On March 17,  U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, commander of the United Nations Command, Combined Force Command...

GOP Struggles to Govern Despite a Monopoly in Washington

The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump...

Who is That Black Woman Behind Gorsuch at His Nomination Hearing?

As Americans watched the U.S. Senate confirmation hearing of U.S. associate Supreme Court justice nominee Neil Gorsuch, many wondered who the well-dressed, good-looking young...

Civil Rights Leaders Discuss Legislative and Policy Agenda with Senate Democratic Leader

WASHINGTON, DC  – On the afternoon of Wednesday, March 22nd, civil rights leaders met with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer to discuss key policy issues and express their shared opposition...

Maryland High School Thrust into Immigration Debate

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A Maryland high school has been thrust into the national immigration debate after a 14-year-old student said she was raped...