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Trump is infected with racism, and testimonials won’t excuse it

By Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith Guest Columnist It is confusing to listen to people who engage in racist behavior insist that they are not

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Public policy after Hurricane Harvey

By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Hurricane Harvey did everything people said it would do, and more. It either drowned or swallowed everything it touched in

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My reaction to Charlottesville
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The barrage of commentary from the Charlottesville confrontation by lovers and supporters of the former Confederate States of America, especially in regards to General Robert ...
Never-ending season of hate
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor It would be inaccurate and myopic to say that it is open season on Black men in America. With Black men and boys — as well as ...
A window into the horrors of our history
By Greg Huffman Facing South Contributing Columnist I am a child of the South. I was born in North Carolina, grew up in Catawba County, and have never lived outside the state ...
The last word: Stay woke
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist “Stay Woke!” are the words of my best friend, Dick Gregory. Who in America hasn’t heard of Dick Gregory? I’d known him ...
The comedy of tragedy
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist I don’t often write about comedians, but the recent passing of my friend Dick Gregory reminded me of the very important role that comedians play in ...
‘We only kill Black people’
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Did you hear the one about the DeKalb County (Ga.) law enforcement officer who tried to calm down a white female motorist he had just stopped by ...
Confederate statues are falling, not economic racism
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Cheers to New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, one of the first mayors to take Confederate statues down and to make the strong point that these statues ...
Why we need to keep ensuring happy birthdays for Medicare and Medicaid
By Congresswoman Joyce Beatty NNPA Guest Columnist On July 30, our country marked Medicare and Medicaid’s 52nd birthday—enacted as Title XVIII and Title XIX of the Social Security Act, and signed into ...

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