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Force-fed justice

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Does anybody think that it was a coincidence that last week’s hearing in federal court on the cops charged in

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Revive U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. George Curry Media Columnist This country has made remarkable progress on civil rights over our history. We’ve moved from slavery

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What about Black women?
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The Sewell Belmont House housed the National Women’s Party in Washington DC. It is one of the oldest houses near the United States Capitol, and was ...
Our future is on the ballot in this election year
By Elijah Cummings Guest Columnist As I consider the consequences for our future during this critical election year, it is no overstatement to observe that our future will be on the ballots ...
Wage inequality greater for La. women than in other states
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer When a woman goes to work in Louisiana, she probably makes less money than a man does – by a significant amount. A new study released this month ...
The poor face housing crisis
By Marian Wright Edelman George Curry Media Columnist “I was in Newark and Harlem this week and I walked into the homes of welfare mothers. I saw them in conditions - no, ...
The Clinton crime bill in context
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Former President William Jefferson Clinton mixed it up with Black Lives Matter activists as he defended his Presidency, and his 1994 crime bill, when he was campaigning ...
U.S. banks shortchange justice
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist While our attention was focused last week on Bill Clinton becoming unhinged while defending his indefensible crime bill and insulting the Black Lives Matter ...
Black lives and drug addiction
By. Rev. Susan K. Smith George Curry Media Columnist I find it difficult to listen to all of the outpouring of concern for the phenomenon of opiate drug addiction, with politicians ...
Voting is key to education reform
Education – the answer to many of the problems ailing our country — is getting the least amount of attention from the candidates on the presidential campaign trail.

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