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Sharpton to Host 'Gathering of
African-Americans' in Trump Era
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - National Action Network (NAN), led by civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton, will convene its annual national convention from April 26-29, describing it as “the first major gathering of African-Americans in the Donald Trump era in his hometown of New York.”

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Trump’s Avoidance of Black Press
Reveals Tense Relations
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - At the very beginning of the new administration, and probably in a moment of hubris, Omarosa Manigault, an aide to President Donald Trump, promised that the first newspaper interview with the new president would go to a member of the black press.

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Dr. Bernice King Tells Gathering to
“Rise Above” Anger and Animus
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The Rev. Dr. Bernice A. King, at the close of Women’s History Month, electrified an audience of men and women at the National Press Club, challenging them to rise above bickering with people with whom they may have political and cultural disagreements and find common ground – including with President Donald Trump.

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I Won't Be Silenced by the Solar
Industry's Intimidation Tactics
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Being a journalist who covers issues important to the African-American and other marginalized communities, I have taken on powerful forces over the years.

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Radioactivity
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – There are many Black folks who can tell us what “we need to do” in the context of economic empowerment and other issues that matter.

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Message to America from U. S. Rep. Bonnie Coleman:
Protecting Women's Access to Quality Health Care



 
America's Current Civil Rights
Climate the Most Dangerous
in Decades
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - In a wide-ranging discussion on Capitol Hill among lawmakers, activists, policy experts and former Obama administration officials about the state of civil rights in the Trump administration, the consensus was unanimous that the current climate for civil rights is the most dangerous that has been experienced in decades.

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Black Millennials
More Optimistic About Future
Than Whites, Hispanics
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - A newly released study of Millennials reveals that Black consumers between the age of 18-35 are more optimistic about their futures than Hispanics, Asians and Whites of the same age.

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With No Black President
to Oppose, Trump Takes
Action in Syria
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - In 2013, Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad launched a massive gas attack on civilians which killed more than 1,400 men, women, and children.

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Decision to Bomb Syria
Was Dangerous, Deceptive
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Fifty-nine cruise missiles. When Donald Trump ordered the attack on Syria, he made an impetuous decision, turning his previous commitment to stay out of the Syrian civil war and focus on ISIS on its head.

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A Reversal of
Fortune
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – I've been left to wonder which hurts more. Does it hurt more to have a disappointment occur without expectation or does it hurt more to be able to anticipate a disappointment and see it materialize?

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Voting Rights Victory: Texas I.D.
Law Struck Down 5th Time
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Texas’ draconian 2011 voter identification law has been struck down for the fifth time.

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