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National Outrage Over
Police Shooting in Missouri
Protestors in Ferguson, MO
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - They were like shots heard around the nation - the shots from a police revolver that killed 18-year-old unarmed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Saturday - only two days before he was to start his freshman semester in college.

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Black Agents Can Sue
U.S. Secret Service
Black Secret Service Agent
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - A lawsuit filed by current and former African-American U.S. Secret Service Agents can proceed as a class-action, a federal court ruled on Friday after rejecting an appeal by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to overturn a lower court decision.

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Voting Rights Discrimination
Alive and Well
Protest against voter discrimination
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Forty-nine years after the signing of the Voting Rights Act and one year after the Supreme Court’s Shelby County v. Holder decision gutted a vital protection of that act, a new report from the National Commission on Voting Rights found frequent and ongoing voting rights discrimination.

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All Quid and No Quo
James Clingman
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – The term “Maát” is familiar to many of us. I give credit to the youth at the SBA (“Saba”) Academy in Ft. Wayne...

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A Vacation Policy
Julianne Malveaux
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – I don’t do vacations well. I have to be pushed and prodded, just about guilt tripped, into taking time off.

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President Speaks on Shooting of Michael Brown


 
Discoverer of Ebola Sees
No Global Threat
'No Time to Lose' cover
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The Belgian researcher who first identified the Ebola virus is playing down fears of a global pandemic.

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First Lady: 'The Blood of Africa
Runs Through My Veins'
Michelle Obama
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Michelle Obama engaged in some “real talk” on the issue of female education at the Summit of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders July 30.

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Proposed Wind Farm Riles
Owners of 'Ancestral Lands'
Obama Power Africa plan
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - A proposed U.S. wind farm in Kenya must first overcome objections by farmer David Kinyanjui who says the farm would desecrate ancestral land where his father and mother are both buried.

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Voting Rights Act to
Voting Rights Amendment
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – One of the greatest weeks in progressive political history started on July 30, 1965, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Medicare and Medicaid bills into law.

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President Obama's Historic
African Leaders' Summit
Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq.
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – I had the most incredible experience at the beginning of President Barack Obama’s historic African Leaders’ Summit when I was invited to attend a reception welcoming African Presidents to our nation's Capitol.

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Critical Strides Toward
Wireless Inclusion
Marc Morial
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Tom Wheeler and FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn took an important step towards ensuring that communities of color, emerging entrepreneurs and urban communities will not be disadvantaged or left behind by the growth of the Internet.

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