By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia An estimated 10,000 people filled the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Northwest Washington, D.C., over five days to hear vital issues facing African Americans and other minorities at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference. Organizers left no stone unturned
By Stacy M. Brown Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Camille Cosby has filed an official complaint about her husband’s judge to the Judicial Conduct Review Board of Pennsylvania. One week before iconic comedian Bill Cosby faces sentencing in his assault case and just a week after defense attorneys filed a motion asking
By Jeremy Lazarus The Trice Edney News Wire A new effort is underway to rename Richmond, Virginia’s Boulevard in honor of Richmond-born humanitarian and tennis great Arthur Ashe Jr. Richmond City Councilwoman Kim B. Gray said she plans to introduce legislation in September to change the street’s name to
By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Contributor While there’s at least a perceived growing number of Democrats who say they want to replace California Rep. Nancy Pelosi as the Democratic leader in the House of Representatives, South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn has emerged as a favorite among his peers to
By Hazel Trice Edney Trice Edney News Wire Former Democratic Congressman and Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums is being remembered this week as a warrior for justice, a statesman, and an advocate for the poor. “The contributions that Congressman Dellums made to our East Bay community, the nation, and
Special to the Outlook Trice Edney News Wire It’s been called “Abiy-mania” – an impulse to reach out and hug the young new Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, who brought an end to his country’s two-decade-long war with Eritrea and other sweeping changes in the Horn of Africa.
FREE guide helps expose city kids to nature Special to the Outlook Trice Edney News Wire CHEVY CHASE, Md. – Because Americans are spending an alarming amount of time in front of screens, the Audubon Naturalist Society offers families a little digital instruction book on how to help children get
By Khalil Abdullah Trice Edney News Wire Before the public comment period on the 2020 Census closes at 11:59 pm on Aug. 7, civil rights organizations continue to amplify the clarion call to Americans to denounce the inclusion of a “citizenship question” on the final census form – a
By Frederick H. Lowe Trice Edney News Wire Daniel Pantaleo, a New York City cop, who choked to death Eric Garner on camera for selling untaxable-loose cigarettes as Kizzy Adonis, his supervisor, a Black woman New York City police sergeant, who stood and watched and did nothing to intervene,
Boat captain told them they didn’t need to wear life jackets By Frederick H. Lowe Trice Edney News Wire Nine members of a Black family drowned when their tour boat sank on Table Rock Lake on July 19 in Branson, Missouri, in 70 miles per hour winds and high waves.