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Beating the odds

By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League Congratulations, graduates. Whether you’ve walked across a stage to receive your high school diploma and begin your

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Can Blacks prompt an ‘Orlando’ reaction?

By James Clingman George Curry Media Columnist In 1991, Latasha Harlins was shot in the back of her head and killed by Soon Ja Du,

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Foolish words in the wake of tragedy
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The cretin who took an assault weapon into Pulse, an Orlando nightclub, on “salsa night” is beneath contempt. Was his target the LBGTQ community, Latinos, ...
Does the company that just bought Ebony really have a plan?
(Special from Chicago Crusader) — The new owners of Ebony magazine and JETMag.com emerged on June 21, unveiling their plans for the iconic Black publications. The announcement came nearly ...
Darryle Holloway and Judge Lionel Collins post offices approved
Last week, President Barack Obama signed into law two bills designating post offices to be renamed after fallen veteran NOPD Officer Darryle Holloway and Louisiana civil rights legend Judge Lionel ...
Dealing with disrespect from Democrats and Republicans
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist After last week’s column on how the major presidential candidates snubbed organizers of this year’s National Black Political Convention in Gary, Ind., I ...
Photo exhibit to highlight five decades of Black history
Famed photojournalist and Natchez, Miss. native Roy Lewis will be presenting his African-American, historical photo exhibit “EVERYWHERE with Roy Lewis,” at the Natchez Museum of African-American History & Culture, ...
One year after Charleston Massacre: Root causes of extremist violence remain unaddressed
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Southern Poverty Law Center) – A year ago on June 17, a young white supremacist gunned down nine Black parishioners at ...
New data shows persistent inequalities in schools
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — New data from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) reveals ...
THE GUARDIANSHIP TRAP: System improving, but problems persist
By Emily Gurnon Contributing Writer Last in a three-part series (Special from PBS NextAve-nue/New America Media) — Cases of abusive guardianships have made headlines for decades. Horrific tales — of relatives fighting over ...

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