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Civil Rights Journalist,
Black Press Columnist
George Curry Dead at 69
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Pioneering Civil rights and Black political journalist George E. Curry, the reputed dean of Black press columnists because of his riveting weekly commentary in Black newspapers across the country, died suddenly of heart failure on Saturday, August 20. He was 69.

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DOJ Findings of
Baltimore Police Treatment
of Blacks Called 'Damning'
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced that its investigation following unrest in the Freddie Gray death case has revealed extreme racial discrimination by the Baltimore City Police Department (BPD).

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Hillary Clinton Stands
on the Shoulders
of Shirley Chisolm
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The nation has marked the historic occasion of the first woman in American history to win the Presidential nomination for a major political party. While Hillary Clinton has come further than any woman Presidential candidate, she is not the first.

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Get What’s Right,
Not What’s Left
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – If you are serious about economic empowerment, you must dismiss the empty rhetoric of pandering politicians, the transparent ramblings of self-righteous religious pretenders, the oratory of warmongering money-grubbing government officials, and the unbounded pronouncements and musings of speechifying intellectuals.

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90 Million Consumers
Save $2.2 Billion Each Year
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – News – we read it, talk about it, even complain about it from time to time. But if you look close enough, the good news can still be found – like Olympic gold medalists of all colors winning in Rio, or a series of voter suppression laws ruled unconstitutional in several states.

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Trump Snubbed Black
Organizations' Summer
Conferences — Why?
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Donald Trump’s decision not to address conventions of several minority organizations was hardly surprising, political analysts and strategists agree. The potential impact of the Republican candidate’s snubs was a matter of contention among the experts, however.

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Whose Movement
is it Anyway?
Answers from the First Lady
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Activism creates economic, political or social change. It comes in all forms, from litigating and lobbying to strikes and sit-ins. Fifty years ago, during the American Civil Rights Movement, a few good men led the fight for many who were suffering from economic and political oppression.

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Black Farmers Continue
Pressing USDA and Obama
Administration for Justice
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - For more than two decades, Black farmers have driven tractors to Capitol Hill and walked the halls of Congress, coaxing, cajoling and confronting lawmakers. They have also filed lawsuits, protested and demonstrated. All of this an effort to correct an admittedly egregious legacy of racism and discrimination by the US Department of Agriculture.

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The Shame of Milwaukee
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Now it is Milwaukee. On Saturday, a car with two African-American men was stopped for “suspicion.” The men fled, the policeman pursued, and the driver, reportedly armed, was shot and killed.

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It's Worth Repeating
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Protestations regarding the value of Black Lives have become increasingly common in the public dialogue.

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Less Than a Century
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – With a woman heading the ticket of the Democratic Party, it may be challenging for us to remember - that women have had the right to vote for less than a century (and Black folks less that).

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