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7:43 AM / Sunday January 21, 2018

Diaspora

Tipoff leads SWAT team to upscale Lagos pad with bundles of U. S. cash

May 19, 2017

TriceEdneyWire.com/GIN Neatly-bound bundles of fresh U.S. dollars, Nigerian naira and British pounds totaling over $50 million were recovered by an anti-graft “swat team” in a raid at the Osborne Towers, a luxury building in an upscale section of Lagos. The raid was orchestrated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) acting on a new…

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Priyanka Chopra dismayed by child sexual abuse in Zimbabwe

May 12, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Priyanka Chopra  (Photo: lev radin / shutterstock) associated press JOHANNESBURG — Actress Priyanka Chopra says she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe, with government officials there telling her many young girls are “asking for it.” Chopra spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday after visiting the southern…

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Nigerian official says 83 Chibok girls have been released

May 12, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Freed Chibok school girls sit during a meeting with Nigeria Vice President ,Yemi Osinbajo, in Abuja,, Nigeria, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. Twenty-one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram more than two years ago were freed Thursday in a swap for detained leaders of the Islamic extremist group — the first release…

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Washington’s hottest ticket? African-American history museum

May 5, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture By Beth J. Harpaz associated press The hottest ticket in Washington, D.C., right now? It’s for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, where thousands of tickets are snapped up each month within minutes of being released, a full seven months…

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April Ryan named NABJ’s 2017 Journalist of the Year

May 5, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  April Ryan  (Evan El-Amin / Shutterstock.com) Black PR Wire Washington, D.C. — April Ryan has been selected as the 2017 Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). The annual award recognizes a Black journalist who has a distinguished body of work that has extraordinary depth, scope and significance…

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America’s current civil rights climate the most dangerous in decades, activists, lawmakers say

April 28, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., is joined by members of the Congressional Black Caucus at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, 2008.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) By Jane Kennedy TriceEdneyWire.com In a wide-ranging discussion among lawmakers, activists, policy experts and former Obama administration officials about the state of civil rights in the Trump administration, on…

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Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine celebrates legacies of MLK, alumnus William King

April 28, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  2017 PCOM/SNMA Award recipients  (Photo courtesy: PCOM) Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (PCOM) Office of Diversity and Compliance and chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) held its third annual awards dinner and ceremony on Friday, April 21. Titled “The Dream Meets Tomorrow’s Leaders,” the event was held to honor students, alumni,…

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African bicycle contribution foundation distributes free bamboo bikes to transportation-dependent Ghanaians

April 14, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Bernice Dapaah (center, white t-shirt), CEO and founder of Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative (GBBI), the Kumasi-based manufacturer of the bamboo bikes, poses playfully with student recipients, at the African Bicycle Contribution Foundation (ABCF) event, at the Drobonso SDA basic schools, in the Ashanti Region. Sekyere Afram Plains District, Ghana-During  a bicycle distribution event…

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Online store sees surge of African Pride in the Age of Trump

April 7, 2017

Afrocentric products featured on TheMotherland.online blacknews.com Nationwide — Roberta Holmes, entrepreneur and founder of TheMotherland.online, was a bit surprised about the surge she saw in website traffic after the election of Donald Trump. Her online store just opened in October. Of course Holmes hoped for good results, but knew she was starting a bit late…

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