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‘Skinny Budget’: Federal budget proposal abandons American citizens

By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League Some people look at a budget proposal and see numbers. At the National Urban League, we look

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Dreaming and organizing

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Tuesday, April 4, marks the 49th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis,

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A ‘culture of violence’
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor After a series of multiple murders in the 7th Ward and eastern New Orleans, a visibly frustrated NOPD Supt. Michael Harrison attributed the city’s scourge of deadly ...
Democracy at a crossroads
Last Monday FBI Director James Comey told the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence that his agency was “investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump ...
Supreme Court nominee has not met the Civil Rights standard to earn our support
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League The importance of a Supreme Court Justice’s commitment to protecting civil rights cannot be overstated. Much of the progress this nation ...
From the Cold War to the Culture War
By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Recently I had a conversation with the brilliant, insightful, activist and human rights soldier Ms. Ruby Sales during which she said, “My son, ...
The Black Press was most powerful as it fought charges of sedition
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Editor’s Note: The following is the second in a series of three articles discussing the modern day role of the Black Press in celebration of the ...
Trump’s ‘March massacre’ budget is ruthless
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist While much of the country tunes into March Madness, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, the White House has unleashed a March Massacre, its “skinny budget” plan for ...
What shall we do?
By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist There are few surprises in Washington, DC politics. We’ve been reduced to exhausting ourselves determining when this Administration is being hyperbolic, using “alternative ...
Fakeness, dishonesty and the race card
By Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith Guest Columnist The race card is being played these days, even as we try to ignore that fact. As we all watch what is going on in ...

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