By Leah Hobbs Trice Edney News Wire Laura Clark is a home care worker, yet she has no income. The 53-year-old Caroline County resident cares for her 83-year-old mother, who suffers from dementia and COPD, but doesn’t qualify to receive pay as a family caregiver because her mother
By Walter Smith Publisher, New York Beacon Trump: “What do you have to lose by trying something new”? African Americans should be wary about supporting Donald Trump for any public office because he does not have our best interest at heart. Public service means service to everyone you are elected
By Hazel Trice Edney Trice Edney News Wire Pioneering civil rights and Black political journalist George E. Curry, the reputed dean of Black press columnists because of his riveting weekly commentary in Black newspapers across the country, died suddenly of heart failure on Saturday, Aug. 20. He was 69.
Special to the Outlook from Trice Edney News Wire NAACP President/CEO Cornell William Brooks was arrested and charged with trespassing Monday after he and the Roanoke NAACP Youth Council refused to leave the Roanoke office of Congressman Bob Goodlatte as they staged a sit-in. The charges came after
By Zenitha Prince Trice Edney News Wire Donald Trump’s decision not to address conventions of several minority organizations was hardly surprising, political analysts and strategists agree. The potential impact of the Republican candidate’s snubs was a matter of contention among the experts, however. The already stark
By Andy Metsger State House New Service BOSTON — After a successful trial in rhesus monkeys, a team of researchers, including doctors from Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is ready to start testing a Zika virus vaccine in humans, they announced this past week. U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, a
Trice Edney News Wire PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Hillary Clinton, in her convention speech accepting the Democratic nomination to the presidency, asked America to seek understanding of victims of “systemic racism”, promised to fight gun violence, push for deep changes in the criminal justice system and jobs for inner city neighborhoods.
First lady Michelle Obama delivered the following remarks this past week at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, which was released by the White House: Thank you all. Thank you so much. You know, it’s hard to believe that it has been eight years since I
By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Russell Simmons is as afraid of a confrontation with police as most other Black men. However, despite a recent incident in which he was pulled over by cops in the Hamptons, the RushCard co-founder and music mogul is most concerned about the relationship between
By Erick Johnson NNPA It looks like an ordinary building on the South Side, but its occupants were not. For 121 years, the two-story structure has stood in Chicago’s predominately Black Woodlawn neighborhood. An unassuming edifice built with Chicago’s muscular red brick, it’s a piece of Black history that was