January 2018 Archive

The fight for racial justice continues, says NAACP Chair Emeritus
By Leah Hobbs Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press) – “I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to go back to the ...
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The Meters Strut Award and Lizz Wright celebrates healing
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The Meters, New Orleans funk and groove masters, are among the honorees being recognized by The Recording Academy — the folks who present the Grammys — with ...
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The obesity epidemic
By Glenn Ellis Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — There was a time, not so long ago, that obesity was considered a sign of health, wealth and beauty. It is widely known ...
‘Hateful people empowered by law and a badge’ Troubling racial bias revealed in new report
By Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer (Special from The FinalCall.com) – Police violence is far from over, with Blacks being one-quarter of those killed by police and Black victims also are often unarmed, ...
Living and breathing King
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor This Monday, January 15, 2018, would have been the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 89th birthday. Nearly 50 years after his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee, we ...
Black women need real change, not just thanks
By La’Tasha D. Mayes NNPA Guest Columnist After Roy Moore’s defeat at the hands of Alabama voters—driven by Black voter turnout, especially the votes of Black women—we saw the celebration, credit-taking, ...
Fifty years ago
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., born on January 15, 1929, turned 39 years old 50 years ago. Assassinated on April 4, 1968, he didn’t make it ...
Too much at stake to allow the 2016 Federal elections to stand
By Jerroll M. Sanders TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist We now know beyond all doubt that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. elections to help Donald J. Trump and certain Republican congressional candidates win. Although almost ...
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King’s fight for economic justice was largely ignored by Mainstream Media
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will always be remembered as a social activist and Baptist minister whose role was integral in ...
A must read
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Each year, most of us make a list of things we plan to do in the coming year. Most of us really ...

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