Suffer Unto the Young

(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The jobs numbers were hailed as good news last week, with employers adding over 200,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate...

Who is Qualified for Public Service in the Nation’s Capital?

On March 28, Ward 3 District Councilmember Mary Cheh convened a hearing to examine a former mayoral candidate’s allegations, which some describe as an...

‘We Are One’ in the Legacy of Dr. King

(TriceEdneyWire.com) - As the nation marks the 43rd anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, which occurred as a result of his...

The Invisible Institution

In the season of slavery, historians defined the Black church as the “invisible institution.”  The name was given because Blacks assembled to worship under...

We Movin’ to the Outskirts of Town

Black Americans are losing political clout. The loss of voting power is not from White peoples’ skullduggery, but due to our own movement choices....

Omitting the Island Humanity of the Pacific

Sitting here in Hawaii in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, I’m appalled and aghast with the way the Imperialist Western media has covered...

George E. Curry…The U.S. Switches Back and Forth on Gaddafi

(NNPA) — The mass protests that led to the downfall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak after 35 years in power and  the 23-year tenure...

Demographic Shifts and Black Political Power

(TriceEdneyWire.com) — Census data on city populations made headlines last week. Washington, D.C., apparently, only barely can be described as “chocolate city” since the...

April 4 marks the somber anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King...

April 4 marks the somber anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968. Too often, sadly, Dr. King is remembered...

Sharing My Avastin Story

In 2009, 181 women from 31 different countries created the largest all-female skydiving formation in history. What would possess so many daughters, mothers, and...

One Week Later

The writer is the son of AFRO freelance photographer J.D. Howard. He lives in Tokyo with his family and is an employee of Dell...

Marc H. Morial…For The State of Black America, The Issue is Jobs

From March 29-31, the National Urban League brings its fight for urban jobs to Capitol Hill with its 2011 Legislative Policy Conference. This year’s...