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Still Bolstered by the Black
Vote, Clinton Wins New York
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The contest for the next president of the United States took a significant turn this week as Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton both trounced their opponents in a New York primary contest that had been widely viewed as pivotal.

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NUL Warns U.N. Over
Alleged Copyright Infringement
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The National Urban League (NUL), among the nation’s leading civil rights organizations, has launched a heated legal battle with an unlikely source – the United Nations (U.N.).

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Our Future is on the Ballot
in this Election Year
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - 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 that will be cast on Election Day this November just as surely as will be the candidates for office.

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Black-on-Black
Coalescence
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Coalition-building is the best way for Black people to make the kind of progress we need to make in this country, especially when it comes to economic empowerment.

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Unsold Food is
‘a Godsend’ for Many
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Boxes of tomatoes, peppers and other fruits and vegetables fill four tables in the basement social hall at Zion Baptist Church on South Side Richmond, Va., creating the look of a small grocery store.

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President Obama Speaks
at the White House Science Fair


 
Rescuers Search Afro-Ecuadorian
Villages for Quake Survivors
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The death toll in Ecuador’s African coastal communities from a massive earthquake continues to rise as rescuers dig for survivors in the battered villages.

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Black Scholars Named Deans at
Brown University and Princeton
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Two African-American scholars have been named deans at two of the nation’s eight Ivy League universities.

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Congressman Calls on Black Lives
Matters to Make Flint a Priority
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings, whose merciless interogation of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder at a recent congressional hearing on the ongoing Flint water crisis has drawn over 100,000 viewers on Youtube, said the Black Lives Matter movement needs to be in Flint...

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Revive the U.S. Commission
on Civil Rights
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – This country has made remarkable progress on civil rights over our history. We’ve moved from slavery to segregation to equal rights under the law.

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Change We Can
Disbelieve
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Like me, many of my friends are enthusiasts of history and historical facts. When possible, we'll sit and dissect what we understand of historical events and how they have shaped our current circumstance.

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Defending Democracy in the
Fight Against Voter Suppression
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – In 2013, the Supreme Court stripped the Voting Rights Act of its power to stop states from creating and enforcing laws that would prevent eligible voters from exercising their constitutional right to vote.

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