Sessions seeks to revive federal anti-crime program that targeted African-Americans

New U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions vowed to revive 1990s law-and-order strategies that pumped up the nation’s prison population to the highest level in the world to fight the recent surge in urban violence.

Report forecasts millions would lose health insurance under Trumpcare

Fears that the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, would wipe out health insurance for millions of mostly low-income people appear to be highly accurate.

Trump’s leaked 2005 taxes show $153M in earnings

President Trump earned $153 million and paid $36.5 million in income taxes in 2005, paying a roughly 25 percent effective tax rate thanks to a tax he has since sought to eliminate, according to newly disclosed tax documents.

Graduation rate for African-American players on NCAA Tournament teams lower than white counterparts

The graduation rate of African-American men’s basketball players from teams participating in the NCAA Tournament is 74 percent compared with 93 percent for white players.

Harvard Law Review elects first black woman president

Special to Trice Edney News Wire from Afro American Newspapers ImeIme Umana, one of four daughters born to Nigerian immigrants, was elected as the 131st president of the Harvard Law Review out of 12 candidates, eight of whom were minorities ...

No clues yet on Trump’s Africa policy

If President Trump has an Africa policy in the works, he’s keeping the details close to his chest. So far, there is neither an assistant secretary of state for Africa nor an ambassador. The incumbent secretary, Linda Thomas Greenfield, retired ...

U.S. Black Chambers launches ‘Buy-Black, Bank-Black’ initiative

It is the No.1 reason that black-owned businesses fail: Not enough money and not enough places to get it.

Former Old Dominion Bar Association president faces disciplinary hearing

By all accounts, Vinceretta Taylor Chiles has long been regarded as having a stellar legal career in and out of court.

Wilder School town hall March 22

A community conversation about the current political climate, leadership and how people can get involved will be the central topic of a town hall sponsored by Virginia Commonwealth University’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs.

VCU professor files suit alleging ‘pattern and practice’ of sexual harassment by colleague

Virginia Commonwealth University is being accused of turning a blind eye for decades to complaints of sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation involving a top clinical psychologist in its medical school, Dr. Jeffrey S. Kreutzer.

UR dean, former Va. first lady named to state Board of Education

Dr. Jamelle S. Wilson, dean of the University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies, and Anne Holton, former state secretary of education, were recently appointed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to the Virginia Board of Education.

Faith leaders, politicians: New immigration order still anti-Muslim

Federal judges may find President Trump’s new executive order on immigration more acceptable than the last. But many religious groups and faith leaders see no meaningful difference in the new measure, which President Trump signed privately last Monday.

Walker papers return home

The Maggie Walker papers have been returned to the Stallings family, ending their seven-year sojourn at the College of William & Mary and forestalling a potential conflict.

Students hope to draw global link on Pocahontas history trip

Four hundred years after the death of Pocahontas, her life will be commemorated with a program designed to honor her legacy, beginning with 14 Richmonders traveling to St. George’s Church in Gravesend, England, where she died in March 1617.

Warren Beatty to award Nutzys at The Diamond

The envelope please … In reaction to the recent Academy Award mix-up when the wrong Best Picture winner was announced, the Richmond Flying Squirrels are planning some light-hearted fun.