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Celebrate yourself

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Part I Every February, schools, churches and community organizations across the U.S. gather to celebrate the history and achievements of

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A gentle scolding for a dear ally

By Oscar H. Blayton Guest Columnist In January of 1963, I was in my senior year at my all-Black high school and required to take

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2018: The Year of the Black woman
By Monica Simpson NNPA Guest Columnist There is a reckoning afoot in this country. On one side, Trump has emboldened and embodied a virulent and reckless hate that targets women, Black ...
Tax cut will widen the racial wage gap
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist President Donald Trump keeps boasting about the low black unemployment rate, although African Americans still suffer nearly twice the unemployment rate as whites do. What Trump never ...
How you can celebrate Black History Month
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Every year, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History selects a theme for Black History Month. This year, the theme, “African Americans ...
Distraction
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist We’ve just heard #45’s first State of the Union message. Some had hoped he’d be decent, if not presidential. Considering White House ...
What could be worse?
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Political right/Republicans have given nearly every bad excuse possible for their own bad behavior. Truth and objectivity seem to escape their ilk. Since the ...
Racism as a treacherous denial of the existence of God
By Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith Guest Columnist It has been astounding and disturbing to observe the silence of Republican leaders on the dastardly statement the president of this nation made regarding ...
S***hole countries not a priority
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Our 45th President has traipsed over to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, planning to rub elbows with world leaders, repair some relationships, and possibly ...
Selective patriotism
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor The Associated Press reported last week that 56 of the 56 Black NFL players the news organization polled at the recent Pro Bowl in Orlando, Florida said ...

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