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We have food deserts because we’ve deserted our own stores

By James Clingman TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Why do we have Food Deserts? One reason is that we have deserted our own stores. Instead of taking care

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Civil Rights under siege

By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist When he was running for President, 45 asked African Americans what we had to lose by electing him. Embracing the

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The failure of Christianity to end white supremacy
By Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith Guest Columnist For all its bragging, Empire Christianity is weak and has no moral core. There is something terribly wrong, and it has ...
Black man’s burden
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor NBA great LeBron James got a reminder last week about what some members of the larger society think about him. The Cleveland Cavaliers standout’s pricey home in ...
Leadership silence on domestic terrorism
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Twenty-two people died and more than 50 were injured when a terrorist jihadist released a bomb at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England on May ...
President Trump’s cruel war on children
By Marian Wright Edelman President, Children’s Defense Fund Our nation’s budget should reflect our nation’s professed values, but President Trump’s 2018 Federal Budget, “A New Foundation for America’s Greatness,” radically does ...
Remembering the Life and Legacy of John F. Kennedy
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League The trajectory and predominate narrative of the Civil Rights Movement in our nation was forever marked by a single day. Just after midnight, ...
The topic of mental health cannot be tabled
By Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson Guest Columnist During the month of May, we recognize Mental Health Month, and raise awareness for the millions of Americans living with a mental health condition. ...
This is why we must engage
By Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. NNPA Guest Columnist As the president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), I’m spending a good amount of time working to build strategic, ...
Keep on pushing
By Edmund Lewis Editor There are a lot of people in this city who just don’t get it. I reflected on that fact recently after watching a white gentleman on the local news ...

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