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The defiant ones

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor I have to be honest: I never ever thought I would live long enough to see the day when such

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College affordability is a family affair

By Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. Guest Columnist Do you have $100,000 saved for your child to earn a four-year public college degree or as much

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When will this end?
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist My best friend left us and moved to his heavenly home a few weeks ago. For those who knew Dick Gregory, it’s ...
The collegial Saints protest
Knee jerk political reactions rarely end well, but State Rep. Kenney Havard’s recent brainstorm to defund the Saints not only endangers the NFL team remaining in New Orleans; his reasoning ...
Black women and the Democrats – the thrill is gone!
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Forum is always an exciting combination of a policy wonky reunion, a series of issues forums, and the ever-present parties, ...
Blind!
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Throughout the history of humankind, there have been incorrect explanations and theories for the cause of natural events. Ancient Greeks and Romans ...
With sanctuary for some
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Wouldn’t it be nice if “Sanctuary Cities” could also provide sanctuary for Black, Brown and poor men, women and children, a safe space where these historically oppressed ...
Reinstate Daca and protect dreamers
By Marc H. Morial President/ CEO, National Urban League An overwhelming majority of voters — about 85 percent — are opposed to deporting immigrants who are eligible for the Deferred Action for ...
The White House should postpone its HBCU conference
By Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. NNPA Guest Columnist Last month, after speaking with the White House about a few calls we had received, I was asked to get a sense of where ...
44’s last year brought economic success
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The income, poverty and health insurance data released by the Census Bureau on September 13 confirm what many already knew. President Obama’s last year was one ...

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