Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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(TriceEdneyWire.com) “No right is more precious in a free country than that of having a voice in the election of those who make the laws under which, as good citizens, we must live.  Other rights, even the most basic, are ...

By Barrington M. Salmon 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 ...

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 ...

(TriceEdneyWire.com) If I had to speculate about a common thread that weaves its way through the lives of most of my friends and acquaintances, I’d have to say that filtering through the blizzard of information that inundates us daily is ...

(TriceEdneyWire.com)  There are few surprises in Washington, DC politics.  We’ve been reduced to exhausting ourselves determining when this Administration is being hyperbolic, using “alternative facts” or attempting to use “facts” – without adding “alternative” to their assertions. Has any other ...

(TriceEdneyWire.com) “All the progress that we’ve made in controlling costs and improving how health care is delivered, progress that’s helped hold growth in the price of health care to the slowest rate in 50 years – all that goes away. ...

(TriceEdneyWire.com) In 1960, Blacks in Virginia watched as the state changed the laws against trespass to make it a more serious crime, and the penalty was raised from a $100 fine to $1,000.  This action was taken by the then ...

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the NAACP (TriceEdneyWire.com)  The NAACP board of directors has elected Leon W. Russell as the Chairman Board of Directors at its annual board meeting on February 18 in New York. Russell replaces ...

(TriceEdneyWire.com) “Homo sapiens is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority, then forgets that symbols are inventions.” – Joyce Carol Oates, Author, New York Times, December 30, 1999 Don’t allow anyone to tell you differently. ...

By Jane Kennedy (TriceEdneyWire.com) The Congressional Tri-Caucus recently highlighted red line issues they’re demanding the administration of President Donald J. Trump not cross. Led by Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond(D-La.), a press conference was initially called to express the ...

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