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Time for Congress to restore $6 billion in HUD funding

By Charlene Crowell TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist From youth yearning for the time to have their own place, to older Americans hoping to age in place, the

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They don’t just disappear

By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist If I had to speculate about a common thread that weaves its way through the lives of most

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People are right to fight for decent pay, racial justice
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist On April 4, the 49th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, thousands joined Fight for $15 and the Movement for Black Lives to march ...
Sponsors of hate must be held accountable
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Over the next several days, across the United States, people will pause in solemn remembrance of the 49th anniversary of the tragic assassination of Reverend ...
Justifiable genocide
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor A story on “60 Minutes” that aired April 2 about the fatal shooting of an unarmed, innocent Black man by a Tulsa, OK police officer underscores how ...
Urban League mourns the loss of Civil Rights champion Roger Wilkins
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League For Roger Wood Wilkins, the Civil Rights Movement was the family business. When Wilkins was born in 1932 in segregated Kansas City, Missouri, his ...
Secret Service and the Trumps — Hypocrisy and hubris
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The “budget lite” that our 45th President submitted is described as a “budget blueprint to make America Great Again.” Submitted in the third week of March, ...
Trump should form bipartisan coalition to get true reforms
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The decision of House Republicans to torpedo the American Health Care Act, their own leadership’s plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, is a stunning ...
CBC opposes nomination of Judge Gorsuch
By U.S. Congressman Cedric Richmond Chairman, Congressional Black Caucus On January 31, President Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. If confirmed, Gorsuch’s lifelong appointment to ...
Mr. President, what if it was your Mama?
By Austin R. Cooper NNPA Newswire Columnist During the summer before the election, then-presidential nominee Donald Trump, added this message to his speeches: “You’re living in poverty; your schools are no ...

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