Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

Obama’s HS Jersey Sells For $120,000

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press TriceEdneyWire.com A basketball jersey believed to have been worn by former President Barack Obama while he was at an elite Honolulu prep school has sold at auction for $120,000. Heri...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

Cong. Bobby Scott Among Leaders Black Press Honors

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia  Virginia Democratic Congressman Bobby Scott has always advocated for a fair and equitable education for all students. When he helped spearhead the passage of the Every Student Succeeds A...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

Vaping: Whose Side is the FDA On?

By Glenn Ellis TriceEdneyWire.com Most recently, we are finding out that vaping and e-cigarettes are causing health problems in the healthy lungs of young people. Initially touted as a sure-fire way to create a generation of tobacco-free adults, we...

Southeast / Virginia - 3 months ago

7m voters purged nationwide between 2016 and 2018

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire ADVERTISEMENT A Brennan Center analysis has found that at least 17 million voters were purged nationwide between 2016 and 2018, similar to the numbers discovered between 2014 and 2016. Using data released by the Fed...

Southeast / Virginia - 3 months ago

The Significance of The 1619 Project

TriceEdneyWire.com On Sunday, the New York Times unveiled “The 1619 Project,” a journalistic series in the Sunday magazine that seeks to tell the “unvarnished truth” about slavery and its impact on America’s history. In 1619, just 12 years after the...

Southeast / Virginia - 3 months ago

Virginia Beach Manager Resigns

By New Journal and Guide Staff Virginia Beach Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen announced on Wednesday, August 28 that he will step down from the job he has held for  three years. Before that, he spent 10 years as a deputy city manager. Hansen...