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Black Voters
Push Jones to
Victory in Alabama
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Alabama’s Black voters have carried the day, pulling off a stunning victory for Democrat Doug Jones in his contentious race against Republican Roy Moore, accused of sexual misconduct with teenage girls when he was in his 30s.

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During Yuletide Season,
Virginia Church Leads Nation
in Giving to Prisoners
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Trudi Baptist currently works and volunteers at the Temple of Judah ministries in Richmond, Va. Her life hasn’t always been so good.

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Michael Grant
Resigns from National
Bankers Association
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Michael A. Grant, who has gained a national reputation for his advocacy for Black economic empowerment for nearly a quarter of a century, has announced that he is resigning from the presidency of the National Bankers Association (NBA) effective Dec. 31.

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The Trump Trick Bag -
Stacking the Courts
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Two people reported to work at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on November 27, both expecting to lead the bureau.

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Payday Lenders Try
Legislative Run Around
State Laws
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - ‘If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again’ is a well-known adage. In recent weeks, it seems that phrase could also be an apt description of the unrelenting efforts of predatory payday lenders to sell their wares.

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's
Prayer Breakfast 2017


 
Gas Industries Are
Poisoning African-Americans
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The NAACP and the Clean Air Task Force (CATF) have co-authored a landmark report that, for the first time, demonstrates the specific health risks that airborne pollutants from oil and natural gas developments cause in African-American communities.

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New Zimbabwe President Pays
Tribute to Ousted Leader
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Unlike the violent upsets in Gambia, Ethiopia and Burkina Faso, the military-led “soft coup” that heralded the exit of President Robert Mugabe was remarkably quiet, dignified and respectful.

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Hampton University Exits MEAC
for Big South Conference
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - There’s an upside and a downside to Hampton University’s surprise decision to leave the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) for the Big South Conference.

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The American Plutocracy
Gets Its Immoral Tax Bill
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - “I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep forever.” Thomas Jefferson said that about slavery, but he might well have been talking about what is now happening in Donald Trump’s Washington.

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It's About the
Power
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Let’s begin with the truth—something rare in Washington, DC. While Sexual Harassment/Assault may result in physical injury, it is almost certainly, damaging to the psyche of the victim.

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'No Success Without a
Successor:' Urban League 25
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - When I began my career in public service 25 years ago, I was fortunate to have outstanding mentors and role models, most notably my own parents. Ernest “Dutch” Morial and Sybil Morial were – and my mother continues to be – tireless activists and advocates for civil rights and social justice.

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