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Sharpton says Trump ‘insults intelligence’ of Black voters

By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s attempts to sheer Black votes from the Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Rodham

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Once again, the Black vote could determine presidency

By James Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — According to John Bullock and David Bositis,

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Jazzin’ in the Park with old favs
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer People are often looking for what’s new, what’s different which is a positive outlook yet not if it’s a detriment to keeping up with old favs. Good ...
African American homeowners struggle to rebuild after flood
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Many rural and urban African American homeowners who were flooded in south-central Louisiana last month face a host of worries, especially if they’re low-income or seniors.
Community at odds over Act 91
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer For some, Act 91 and the reunification of public schools in New Orleans is hailed as a triumphant and long overdue step in returning the state-seized ...
Black unemployment rate falls to 8.1 percent in August
By Freddie Allen Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — The unemployment rate for Black workers improved from 8.4 percent in July to 8.1 percent in August, according to the latest jobs report from ...
‘Sweet Unity’ among Black people
By James Clingman TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Great news! In the tradition of those who have called for supporting our African relatives in some form or another, THE One Million Conscious and Conscientious ...
FBI hiring as the Obama Era nears end
By Allen Johnson Jr. Contributing Writer The New Orleans office of the FBI is on a statewide hiring blitz. It will likely be the Bureau’s last major recruiting drive under the nation’s ...
Taking a stand while sitting
By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Rosa Parks and Colin Kaepernick got tired of racism and sat down to protest it. While some of us stand up for a cause, ...
Sixty-one years ago, the brutal sight of what white supremacy did to Emmett Till shook America. Today there is still a need to witness how racism plagues the nation.
The living legacy of Emmett Till’s casket
By Rebekah Barber Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) — A casket is an unusual item to display in a museum. Most people visit museums not to dwell on death but to ...

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