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New Black History Museum
Expected to Increase
Black Tourism
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - With the opening of the Smithsonian’s Museum of African American History and Culture this Saturday, Sept. 24, organizers foresee a major boost in Black tourism in DC.

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President Obama:
Low Black Voter Turnout
Would Be 'Personal Insult'
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - President Obama had barely begun his remarks before shouts of “I love you!” came from the audience, tributes upon his final speech to the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Phoenix Awards Dinner.

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CBC Puts Laser
Focus on Mobilizing
Voters, Voting Rights
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - A common mantra repeated by members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) during press conferences, at Brain Trust sessions and scattered in panel discussions during the Annual Legislative Caucus was the call to arms: “We want a record turnout of Black voters this November.”

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For-profit Colleges:
Valuing Profits Before
Student Achievement
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Higher education is supposed to be about opening doors to a promising future. Fortified by training, skills and credentials, a personal pathway to the middle class is the presumed goal.

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Blacks and Salt
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – The average American consumes nearly 3,400 mg of sodium per day; the recommendation for the American Heart Association is 1,500 mg per day.

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President Obama Gives Last Speech
to UN General Assembly



 
Liberia Moves Against
Guns and Light Weapons
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - I U.S. cities fighting to get guns off their streets are not alone in the struggle. Liberia is there too.

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Week of Non-Violence to Include
16 U.S. and Global Cities
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Civic leaders in the U.S. and overseas are helping to launch the 4th Annual 2016 Week of Non-Violence, Justice and Opportunities, October 15-23, 2016, sponsored by Black Women for Positive Change (BW4PC) and the Positive Change Foundation.

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Sharpton Says Trump 'Insults
Intelligence' of Black Voters
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s attempts to sheer Black votes from the Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton, has garnered the attention of national Black leaders, including his fellow New Yorker, the Rev. Al Sharpton, who says Trumps tactics “insults the intelligence” of Black voters.

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Republican Party
Rejects Black Voters
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Are Black voters so loyal to Democrats that their issues are ignored? Donald Trump suggests as much, arguing that blacks had “nothing to lose” by voting for him.

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Stop the Payday Loan
Debt Trap
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Between the unemployment rate report that was released in early September, and the Census report on income and poverty that was released on September 13, President Obama and his team got great news about the economic status of the average worker.

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Our Destiny is
in Our Hands
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Adam Clayton Powell’s famous 1967 speech, “What’s in your hand?” pointed out a very important and relevant truth that still applies today. He said, “You’ve got in your hand the power to use your vote and to use even those ‘few cents’ you get from welfare, to spend them only where you want to spend them.”

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