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Bloomberg Spends
$3.5 Million With the
Black Press
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has just made Black History. The presidential candidate who has been running his campaign through television ads and private meetings this week spent a historic amount of money with Black newspapers - $3.5 million.

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Trump Courts African-Americans
in Speech, Harms
African-Americans in Policies
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Impeached and now acquitted President Donald Trump has delivered his final State of the Union Address before the next presidential election set for Nov. 3, 2020.

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Basketball Legend
Kobe Bryant Had
Transcended Sports
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Sports fans in the United States and around the world – plus people who are not necessarily sports-oriented – are mourning the sudden death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant at the age of 41.

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Which Race and Ethnic
Card to Play? Census
Identities Still Confound
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Everyone in the United States plays a race or ethnic card some time, or at least everyone responding to the census. Despite the scientific view that race is an artificial social construct, unmoored from biological reality, is there a box that best describes you?

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New Hurdle for
Nigerians Seeking Visas
to Settle in the U. S.
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - She’s your pediatrician. He’s your surgeon. She’s a civil engineer. He has a doctorate. She’s an Emmy Award winner. He was a Chicago Bear.

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'Thank You, Kobe': Howard University Student Tells How
Kobe Bryant Impacted Him, Los Angeles, and the World

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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - When I heard of the passing of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, along with seven others in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, I had an initial feeling of shock, disbelief and numbness. And in the hours since hearing the news, that feeling has not gone away. For a lot of us in this world, this feeling isn’t going away anytime soon. It truly felt like losing someone close.

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Black America’s Housing
Crisis: More Renters
Than Homeowners
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - No matter who you are, or where you live, there’s a central concern that links consumers all over the country: the ever-rising cost of living.

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Gun Violence Survivors Week:
Those Whose Lives Have
Been Changed Forever
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Sometimes, Cleopatra Pendleton walks to her closet and runs her hands through a sequined yellow dress. It was the dress her daughter Hadiya wore to her eighth-grade graduation luncheon.

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Witnessing
Two History-Makers
in Action
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - As we continue to celebrate Black History Month 2020, it is necessary to pay tribute to two history-makers who are still with us, Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr., who is a renown historian of religion and Charles Fuller, one of the premier playwrights of our time.

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Republicans Have Coronated
Trump as King
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - So now with the Republican-controlled Senate’s rush to acquit Trump in this rigged impeachment trial, Trump will soon be free to continue using foreign countries or any other illegal acts to ensure his re-election in 2020.

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Hair Discrimination
is Alive and Well
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Andrew Johnson, a high school wrestler, was forced to submit to the humiliating act of having his dreadlocks shorn or have his New Jersey team forfeit their match to the opposing team.

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More Than
'A Vote'
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - I can’t really say what motivated me to view the movie “SELMA” again, but I found it to be inspirational as well as illuminating, especially as it explored the importance of voting.

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