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MLK Library in Mozambique brightens reality of American life

(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) – At the Centro Cultural Americano in the Mozambican capital of Maputo, there’s a

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‘Overpopulation’ theory challenged by African writer

(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) – Togolese editor Mawuna Remarque Koutonin would like to make a few corrections in

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Black women hold few elected positions, report finds
By James Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Despite the high-profiled Black women office holders like D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D), ...
Former Detroit mayor said Michigan governors knew of Flint’s water problems
(Special from NorthStarNews-Today.com) — Kwame Kilpatrick, the former mayor of Detroit, claims Michigan governors Jennifer Granholm and Rick Snyder knew about Flint’s water problems long before they received national and ...
The Rev. Willie Bolden in the 1960/NOW art exhibit. Photo by Sheila Pree Bright
The End of an Era: Civil Rights veterans dying off
By Maynard Eaton Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from The Saporta Report) — The celebrated civil rights movement and its cadre of fearless pioneers that marched and protested ...
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Pres. Obama declares emergency in Flint, Michigan
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – President Barack Obama has declared an emergency exists in Michigan because of high levels of lead found in Flint’s drinking water ...
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Scholastic pulls children’s book depicting slaves as happy
By EURweb.com A Birthday Cake for George Washington was released Jan. 5 and had been roundly criticized for its upbeat images and story of Washington’s cook, the slave Hercules and his ...
AG Lynch: ‘We still have a long way to go to reach the Promised Land’
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, giving one among thousands of speeches commemorating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this year, says, ...
Black Lives Matter: 2015 was a year of anger, activism and action
By Starla Muhammad and Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writers (Special from The Final Call) – After a year of young people leading angry street protests in response to disturbing deaths of Blacks in ...
Putting a price tag on gun violence
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer Just days before President Barack Obama made an emotional speech calling for more restrictive background checks for firearm purchases, the New Orleans Police Department announced the ...

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