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CBC, Women, People of Color ‘Fight
to Regain the Soul of America’
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Empowered with a record 55 members on Capitol Hill, the chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus has teamed up with a coalition of Civil Rights groups to mobilize African- Americans across the country behind a progressive legislative agenda to write a new chapter of American History that is now being led by women and people of color.

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$62 Billion in Education
Cuts Proposed
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Every budget defines priorities and values. To put it another way, what’s really important in life gets supported financially. For many families, having a home, food, and utilities usually rank pretty high.

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Mueller Report Remains Mystery
as NAACP Calls for Full Release
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - A two-year wait for the results of an investigation into whether then presidential candidate Donald Trump and/or his campaign staff colluded with Russia has now fizzled down to four pages.

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Toward a Living Wage
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - It is unfathomable that the federal minimum wage has not been increased in more than a decade, since 2007, that the wage, at $7.25 per hour has remained flat through recession and recovery, through extremely high unemployment rates and much lower ones.

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Blacks Make up High Percentage
of Growing Gaming Industry
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The rapid expansion of legal sports betting nationwide hit a stumbling block in Oregon last week over concerns about the International operations of a company chosen to manage the state’s sports betting program.

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D. Yvonne Rivers Kicks Off the
Phoebe Global Initiative in Rwanda


 

 

What Blacks Have Already
Lost Under Trump
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - When candidate Donald Trump appealed for African American votes in the 2016 campaign, he famously asked, “What the hell do you have to lose?”

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After Incarceration,
Former Prisoners Face
a Tough Journey Home
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Try to imagine what freedom must be like for many prisoners who’ve been released after serving sentences of 10, 15 or 20 years behind bars.

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Applause for Reparations
Conversation by 2020
Presidential Contenders
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The National African-American Reparations Commission (NAARC) applauds several presidential contenders for their recent expressed interest in reparations and calls on all the candidates to prioritize reparatory justice as an issue of importance to Black voters in the weeks and months ahead.

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Imposing a Modern-day
Version of a Poll Tax
is a New Low
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Until 2018, Florida — the state vital to the presidential victories of George Bush and Donald Trump — deprived one in 10 voters, and two in 10 African Americans, of the right to vote with a constitutional provision banning felons from voting, even after they had fulfilled their sentences.

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Love Vs. Hate
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Recently police arrested a young teen in Charlottesville, Virginia. He’d made a racist threat against minority students—both Black and Latino.

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Rev. Jeremiah Wright and
Rev. Howard-John Wesley
are Master Teachers
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - I strongly believe that one of the most valuable members of any community is a master teacher. Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, (77), Pastor Emeritus of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, Illinois and Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, (46), Pastor of Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia are master teachers.

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