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Facing the assault on Civil Rights

By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The Trump administration has launched an unprecedented rollback of civil rights and voting rights. Those who care about building a

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Donald J. Trump is NOT crazy

By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist It’s time for television and radio talk show hosts, educators, editorial writers, columnists and politicians to cease describing U.S.

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Rev. Barber charts new course down beaten paths
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League After 12 historic years leading the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP, the Reverend Dr. William Barber is stepping down from his post ...
Surrendering while Black
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor A day after the one-year anniversary of the tragic police killing of 37-year-old Alton Sterling, a Black father of five whose only crime was thinking he had ...
Speaking of ‘rigged’
Rev. Susan K. Smith Guest Columnist Within the last few weeks, much of the African-American community has been thrown into abject pain yet again. The police officer who was seen shooting Philando ...
Is there no decency?
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist During the 2016 campaign, our 45th President once promised that he would be “so Presidential that it will be boring.” If only. Instead, he ...
Time for a Citizens’ Commission defending our right to vote
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Donald Trump’s commission on “election integrity” is meeting sensible resistance. The commission issued letters calling on states to provide it with extensive personal information on all voters, ...
Gone, but not forgotten
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The only time I can remember TIME moving as slowly as it has during the past six months was when I was eight ...
State elected officials defy sham Election Commission
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League It was clear from the moment it was announced that the federal “Election Integrity Commission” was nothing more than a vehicle for voter ...
Murdering justice
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor As the nation, city of Baton Rouge, justice advocates and the family of Alton Sterling marked the one-year anniversary of the tragic, officer-involved shooting that claimed the ...

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