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Charging Forward,
Changing the World
in the Context of King
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - In the years since his assassination I have been troubled by what I consider to be the co-opting of Dr. King’s message, his essence and his persona. What has troubled me over the years is how Dr. King, the visionary, prophet, and revolutionary's message, action, and ultimate sacrifice have been hijacked, compromised, and relegated to being those of just a dreamer.

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President Obama In
Final Address: 'Post Racial'
America Was 'Never Realistic'
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - In a tearful televised address before a passionate and exuberant Chicago audience, President Barack Obama gave his departing speech Tuesday night, imploring African-Americans and others of diverse races and backgrounds to empathize with each other for a “more perfect union.”

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NNPA’s Chavis Receives
Promise of First Press Interview
with President Trump
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Omarosa Manigault, recently named assistant to the president and director of communications in the Office of Public Liaison for the Trump Administration, has promised the first press interview with President Trump to Benjamin Chavis, president/CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, according to sources who attended a private meeting with the Trump transition team last week.

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The Tears
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Where has the time gone? Eight years have gone by much too soon. As the days pass, the more I find myself filled with regret that time moved so fast.

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Consumers to
Receive Over $17 Million,
Thanks to CFPB
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Millions of consumers who were duped into paying fees for their own credit scores will soon receive more than $17.6 million, thanks to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Affected consumers can expect to receive notification letters in the mail.

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President Obama's Farewell Address to You



 
Law Professors, NAACP Want
Sessions’ Nomination Dumped
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Some 1,330 law professors from 178 law schools in 49 states has petitioned Sen. Charles E. Grassley, (R., Iowa), chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Sen. Dianne G. Feinstein, (D., Calif.), a senior Judiciary Committee member, to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions (D., AL.) for U. S. Attorney General. Sessions is also a committee member.

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How Repeal of Affordable Care Act
Will Affect Blacks
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Racism has historically had a significant, negative impact on the health care of Blacks and other people of color in the United States.Racism has historically had a significant, negative impact on the health care of Blacks and other people of color in the United States. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is truly the first time that African-Americans have, collectively, had significant access to health care.

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HBCU ‘Equality Lawsuit’
Resumes
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The remedial portion of litigation brought by a coalition of former and current HBCU students against the state of Maryland will begin Jan. 9.

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Assessing President
Obama's Impact & Legacy
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Throughout our history, the National Urban League has taken seriously our responsibility to hold the President of the United States accountable to the needs of urban America and communities of color.

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Civil Rights at Risk
Under Sessions
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Confirmation hearings for Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, named by Donald Trump to be attorney general of the United States, will begin on Jan. 10, before Trump is even inaugurated.

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White Women Can't
Speak for Me, So I Will
Support the Women's March
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – “Ain’t I A Woman”, railed Sojourner Truth, “I have ploughed and planted and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain’t I a woman!

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