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Economic Power of
Black Consumers Limited by
Low Knowledge About Credit
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Despite the level of economic destruction suffered by millions of Americans –and disparately by African-Americans – during the housing crisis, many people still have only basic knowledge of credit scoring rather than knowledge of the complexities still impacting their financial lives, according to a new survey.

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Democrats Stage
26-hour Sit-in
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Democratic members of Congress, led by the Congressional Black Caucus, staged a 26-hour sit-in June 22 and 23rd on the floor of the U.S. Congress to demand a vote on a gun control measures in the wake of the massacre of 49 people in an Orlando, Fla., night club.

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My Brother’s Keeper
Looks to Live on
After Obama
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - President Obama has seven months left in office. One of the leaders of one of his key initiatives is hard at work ensuring the president’s legacy will continue after he leaves the White House.

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Black Trade Deficit
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – The more I see the statistics relating to the so-called Black Economy and Black Buying Power, the more desperate my message becomes and the more insulted I feel.

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Fairness for
Black Travelers?
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – You learn a lot about the character of an organization when things go wrong. For the team at Airbnb, hearing the outcry from African-American travelers who were denied lodging because of discrimination was one of these moments.

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'We Stand With the People of Orlando'


 
New Report Says
Voter Suppression
Threatens 2016 Elections
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Since the US Supreme Court invalidated Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, states that were once required to get permission from the US Department of Justice to enact voting laws have been free to implement limits to voting that activists say could have a negative impact on the 2016 presidential elections.

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Root Causes of
Extremist Violence
Remain Unaddressed
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - A year ago on June 17, a young White supremacist gunned down nine Black parishioners at a historic church in Charleston, S.C., marking the violent start to a lethal year of extremist violence in the United States.

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New Civil Rights Data
Shows Persistent Inequalities
in U.S. Schools
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Inequality in SchoolsBlack students were more likely to receive out-of-school suspensions and less likely to enroll in top-scoring elementary or middle schools than were white students in a recently released report.

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Why Warren Should
Be Hillary's VP
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic Party nominee for president, is now sorting out her pick for her running mate and potential vice president.

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Diversity or Race?
Or is It Privilege?
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Our country is convulsing over issues of diversity and race. Police departments from Baltimore to Minneapolis are talking about diversity hiring as the antidote to anti-Black police brutality.

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Class of 2016:
Beating the Odds
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Congratulations, graduates. Whether you’ve walked across a stage to receive your high school diploma and begin your journey into a new world of independence, or you finally have your college diploma and are ready to step out into a world outside of lecture halls and dorms, you deserve much congratulations on your achievement.

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