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Fakeness, dishonesty and the race card

By Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith Guest Columnist The race card is being played these days, even as we try to ignore that fact. As

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We played Donald Trump cheap; now the joke’s on us

By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist On Friday, January 20, America inaugurated a narcissistic misogynist millionaire who marketed to what Dr. King called

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The ammunition we need now more than ever
By Oscar H. Blayton TriceEdneyWire.com Guest Columnist In 1960, Blacks in Virginia watched as the state changed the laws against trespass to make it a more serious crime, and the penalty was ...
An attack on education
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The effort to repeal and replace health care is generating headlines, and the attempt to investigate our 45th President’s Russia connections is of high importance.  The specious ...
Let’s hear it for the ladies!
By James Clingman TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Over the years many Black women have stood, spoken out, and fought against mistreatment; they have also advocated for Black people to use our economic resources to ...
Military support for diplomacy
Amidst the darkness of Washington politics, a recent bright spot was the letter to Congress signed by more than 120 former senior military officers urging support for diplomacy and development. ...
Use your vote or lose it
Quiet as it’s kept, there are a number of important things worth voting for this weekend. That is, if you haven’t completely given up on the election process in the wake ...
Foreboding Shelby ruling replaces hope of Selma
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist In A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens contrasted the plight of the poor in France with the lavish wealth of the aristocracy, the city of need ...
Proposed GOP cuts would increase elder poverty sharply
By Kevin Prindiville New America Media Guest Columnist The stakes could not be higher for older adults in 2017, as President Donald Trump promises to unveil his health care plan in March ...
Will federal lawmakers turn back the clock on fair housing?
By Charlene Crowell TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist When future generations read the history of the nation’s first Black President, I believe there will be greater acknowledgement of his administration’s significant accomplishments. For now, ...

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