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Hundreds rallied for Meek Mill, but what about the rest?

By Lynette Monroe NNPA Newswire Guest Columnist Recently, hundreds of fans and supporters held a rally outside a Philadelphia courthouse, chanting for Robert Rihmeek Williams

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I smell smoke

So let me get this straight — I am supposed to believe that Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is so concerned about misspending by elected

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It’s about the power
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Let’s begin with the truth—something rare in Washington, DC. While sexual harassment/assault may result in physical injury, it is almost certainly, damaging to the ...
The American plutocracy gets its immoral tax bill
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist “I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep forever.” Thomas Jefferson said that about slavery, but he might ...
Trump’s race-based view of monuments
Not long after the violence over Robert E. Lee’s statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, Donald Trump went to great lengths to declare the beauty and importance of Confederate monuments strewn across ...
The Trump trick bag-stacking the Courts
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Two people reported to work at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on November 27, both expecting to lead the bureau. Leandra English, who had been chief ...
When ‘the race card’ is barely mentioned
By The Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith Guest Columnist Whenever African Americans attribute some injustice to race, the backlash is swift. We are accused of playing “the race card,” as a tool ...
Why ending AIDS in Africa matters to Black Americans
By Dr. Djibril Diallo NNPA Guest Columnist A recently launched initiative aimed at ending HIV/AIDS, as a public health crisis in Africa, could be a catalyst to trigger discussions about HIV ...
Sisters rising – Black women’s votes in 2017
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Virginia Governor-elect Ralph Northam is as dull as they come. Listening to him speak is about as exciting as watching paint dry. But he’s a Democrat who is ...
Why we need more Black men in early childhood education
By Royston Maxwell Lyttle NNPA Guest Columnist As educators, we have an obligation to give our students every opportunity to succeed. Parents rely on us to ensure their children are armed ...

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