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Whites Burned Emanuel AME Church to the Ground in 1822 When It Became Known That It Was at the Center of a Slave Revolt

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Terrorist Massacre in Charleston Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, where nine members were shot to death Wednesday night, allegedly by Dylann Storm Roof, a 21 year-old white supremacist, was burned to the ground in 1822 by whites[Read More…]

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Grave of Obama’s Father to Get Facelift Before Presidential Visit

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) –– Preparing for a visit next month by President Barack Obama, officials of Siaya County in Kenya will spend 1 million shillings or just over[Read More…]

Sunken Portuguese Slave Ship Discovered off the Coast of South Africa

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   212 slaves drowned; survivors were sold into slavery Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) — São José , a Portuguese slave ship that left Mozambique in 1794 bound for Brazil had[Read More…]

South African Voters ‘In a Bad Mood’ Over Unemployment and Corruption

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Unemployment in South Africa is higher than at any time in the past 11 years – reaching 26.4 percent and almost double that for[Read More…]

First Genocide of 20th Century Was in Africa, Says Nigerian Writer, Correcting Pope

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) — An Anglo-Nigerian writer has respectfully urged Pope Francis to look beyond Armenia for the first genocide of the 20th century. In an essay in The Guardian, a British newspaper, David Olusoga wrote: “When the media analysts at the Vatican scrutinize the recent social media traffic, their eyes[Read More…]

Historical Marker on Wall Street to Acknowledge the Slave Trade

New York City officials will install a marker on Wall Street, finally acknowledging the city’s role in the slave trade. The marker will be unveiled Juneteenth (June 19th), which was the day in 1865 when Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, and told the slaves that the Civil War had ended and they were free. June 19th, 2015,[Read More…]

Miss Japan Is Afro-Japanese

[ilink url=”http://www.northstarnewstoday.com”]Return to the homepage and video channel at www.northstarnewstoday.com or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   There is a newly crowned Miss Universe Japan, but some Japanese don’t like her because she is African American and Japanese. Ariana Miyamoto, who is 20, is called “hafu”—half Japanese because she is biracial, recently stood her[Read More…]