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Congressional Lawmakers Introduce
Bill to Examine Disparities that
Impact Black Men and Boys
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Nearly five years after Daniel Pantaleo, a New York City policeman, recklessly choked Eric Garner to death, he is just now facing prosecution at a disciplinary trial that may—or may not—lead to his firing.

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$1.5 million Granted to a Man
Who Served 45 Years in Prison
for a Crime He Didn’t Commit
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The state of Michigan has awarded $1.5 million to Richard Phillips who was locked up in prison for 45 years for a murder he didn’t commit. The $1.5 million seems like a lot of money, and it is, but Phillips couldn’t work a job that would have enabled him to earn a salary, a pension and Social Security Benefits because he was in prison.

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Spotlight Shifts to Local
Development Company in
Dispute Over DC Halfway House
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - In November of 2018, Washington, D.C. residents, community activists and local officials got an unexpected opportunity to address a question that had long bedeviled them: how to provide former inmates the support they need to adjust to life outside of prison walls.

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Four Hundred Years and
We Still Ain't Clear:
Distortions of Black History
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - According to some historians, Afrodescendents first entered these united states in 1619 off the coast of Virginia. If we believe that narrative, Afrodescendents have been in this country for 400 years.

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65 years after
Brown v. Board of Education,
We Risk Going Backward
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - This week marks the 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the unanimous Supreme Court decision that outlawed apartheid in America, declaring segregated schools “inherently unequal” and unconstitutional.

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Biden Announces Presidential Run


 

 
Epic Fail: At least 280
Richmond, Va. Public Schools
Seniors Won’t Graduate in June
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Hundreds of Richmond, Va. seniors will not be allowed to graduate in nearly three weeks because they have not met the state standards for a diploma.

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Did Medical Community Recently
Miss Signs of Massive Ebola
Outbreak in Congo?
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Just over a month ago, experts at the World Health Organization looked at the growing spread of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo and declined to call it a “global health emergency” because only two provinces were afflicted with the killer disease at that time.

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Judge Orders Kenyan Former
President to Pay $10 Million
for Stolen Widow's Land
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - A Kenyan High Court has ordered former President Daniel arap Moi to compensate a widow whose land was illegally seized 36 years ago.

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We Can Free a Generation from
Burden of College Loan Debt
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The reaction — shock, joy, disbelief, euphoria — revealed the importance of Robert F. Smith’s stunning gift, when he announced, unexpectedly, that he would pay off all the college debts of Morehouse College students graduating this year.

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Where is Harriet?
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - I know it sounds like such a long time ago that Barack Obama was our dearly beloved President, but when he was President, we rejoiced in the fact that Harriet Tubman was finally going to be properly recognized at the national level for all the work she did under dangerous circumstances to perfect our union.

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School Vouchers Are
a Failed Experiment
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The latest proof that private school vouchers don’t work for students emerged from an investigation in Louisiana conducted by several news outlets.

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