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Baltimore, America
Now Awaiting Justice
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - As the smoke clears in the city of Baltimore leaving more than 200 burned out or destroyed businesses, a mourning family, and a still skeptical community struggling to maintain new hope for justice, President Barack Obama has weighed in vowing, “We can't leave entire sectors of our economy or entire communities behind.”

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Justice for Freddie Gray
is a Long Way Off
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The battle has not been won yet, though it sure felt like a Super Bowl victory to people young and old who high-fived, pumped fists, honked horns and literally danced in the streets when State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby uttered these words Friday: “we have probable cause to file criminal charges.”

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Three Black Cops Among Those
Charged in Freddie Gray’s Death
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Three African-American police officers and three White officers in Baltimore have been charged with a range of crimes related to the death of Freddie Gray, a 25 year-old man who suffered a severe neck injury after police arrested him and transported him in a paddy wagon.

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New Book Champions
Importance of Black Dollars
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – He has been called “the nation’s most prolific writer on economic empowerment for Black people.” Now, Jim Clingman has released his 5th book on the subject aptly describing the dominant-submissive relationship between economics and politics, respectively.

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Deferred & Unheard
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – When Langston Hughes wrote of a dream deferred in his 1951 poem, aptly titled Harlem, he captured the frustration of a people who had deferred dreams and swallowed hope time and again.

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President Speaks at Launch of My Brother's Keeper Alliance


 
Ethiopians Fight Israeli Police
Brutality Like Blacks in U.S.
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - A recent march by Ethiopian Jews in Jerusalem, Israel’s capital, to protest a beating by Israeli police erupted into violence after protestors hurled rocks and bottles at them. More than 1,000 marchers protested the beating by two white Israeli police officers of Damas Pakada, an Ethiopian-born Israel Defense Forces soldier.

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1.5 Million Black Men Missing
from American Society
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - There are 1.5 million African-American men between the ages of 24 and 54, the critical earnings age range, missing daily from American life because of mass incarceration, higher death rates and overseas military deployment, according to a report released by The New York Times.

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Lynch Has Big Shoes to Fill
as New U. S. Attorney General
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Loretta Lynch, the former federal prosecutor for the Eastern District of New York, made history when the U.S. Senate on April 23 finally confirmed her nomination by a vote of 56 to 43 to become the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's attorney general.

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Baltimore
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Natural laws that shaped the behavior of “old folks" are often tossed aside in our modern world. Rather than depending upon the common-sense reliability of the tried and true, we defer to some modern perspective.

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Brother Malcolm X
and Baltimore
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Since the outbreak in Baltimore over the killing of Freddie Gray by Baltimore City police officers, several people have asked me how I believe Brother Malcolm X would have responded to such an event.

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Police Reform Now: State of
Emergency in Our Precincts
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – A tragic déjà vu is playing out in communities all across America, particularly in the growingly skeptical streets of Black and Brown neighborhoods.

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