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What happens after all the hateful rhetoric?

By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Malia Obama deserves congratulations. Admitted to Harvard University, she has decided to take a gap year, a mature choice that

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Rejecting the freedom to discriminate

By Marc H. Morial President/CEO The National Urban League It was not so long ago when one of the most powerful justifications wielded in support

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Blue lives matter?
By Edmund Lewis Editor So let me get this straight: Over the past few years — and throughout the course of U.S. history — cops have gotten away with murdering unarmed Black ...
‘Locked out: Education, jobs and justice’
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO The National Urban League As we observe the 40th anniversary of the State of Black America® the similarities of the United States of 1976 and the United States ...
Jackie Robinson and the cost of racism
By Lee A. Daniels George Curry Media Columnist Another baseball season has opened, and with it, Major League Baseball’s annual homage to Jack Roosevelt Robinson, more popularly known as Jackie Robinson, ...
Let’s make America great again!
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist I often state that I’m a self-proclaimed semanticist! I love the study of the origins and meaning of words. I love ...
Different rules for Black and white students
By Susan K. Smith George Curry Media Columnist A representative from the office of Florida State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit Angela Corey spoke to a group of African-American clergy ...
Smoke-free New Orleans
Workers, patrons and tourists across New Orleans have been breathing more easily for a year, thanks to the city’s smoke-free ordinance that covers all workplaces, including restaurants, bars, and casinos. ...
A Mother’s Day wish
In January of this year my mother, Pearl Mims, passed away. I am still trying to comprehend the magnitude of the loss to my family. She was my strength, my ...
Remember Malcolm
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Thursday, May 19, would have been the 91st birthday of Malcolm X, one of the world’s most committed and visionary freedom fighters. Even more than five decades after ...

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