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10 questions you might have about student loans

By Madison White Contributing Writer (Special from TriceEdney-Wire.com) – You hear the dreaded words all the time: student loans. You want to run from them,

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Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King, Jr., Marian Anderson and Sojourner Truth are on the money

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Wednesday announced redesigns of the $5, $10, and $20 bills with the image of Harriet Tubman, a Union spy

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President Barack Obama hugs Kemba Smith during a greet with formerly incarcerated individuals who have received commutations, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, March 30, 2016.
President Obama grants clemency to 61 inmates
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) – President Obama has commuted the sentences of 61 drug offenders, the White House announced March 30, underscoring ...
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Highways ruined Black communities, says Transportation chief
By Sarafina Wright Contributing Writer (Special from Washington Informer) – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently said that the country’s highway system had been purposely placed through Black neighborhoods, systematically ...
CBC Pac is asked to cut ties with private prisons
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from NorthStarNewsToday.com) – Color of Change, the nation’s largest online civil rights organization, is in the midst of a ...
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A closer look at law enforcement inside our nation’s public schools
By James A. Gilmore Contributing Writer (Special from TriceEdney-Wire.com) – Last month, the Civil Rights Coalition on Police Reform (CRCPR) co-convened by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and the ...
Report says prosecutors rarely pay price for mistakes and misconduct
By Joaquin Sapien ProPublica The Innocence Project released a report on March 29 alleging that prosecutors across the country are almost never punished when they withhold evidence or commit other forms of ...
‘Mixed-race’ bias prominent in certain zip codes, according to new study
By James Devitt Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – White Americans who live in less racially diverse areas tend to show more prejudice against Black people. But new research shows the ...
Two mothers jailed for five days over two hot dogs
By Bill Quigley Contributing Writer Two Texas mothers, who police said had no criminal record, spent five days in a notorious Louisiana jail over charges they ate two hot dogs, milkshakes and ...
Was it Civil Rights or a Movement?
By Avis Thomas-Lester Contributing Writer (Urban News Service) – They fought for integration, equal education and voter registration. There were Freedom Rides, a march on Washington and mayhem on Selma’s Edmund Pettus ...

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