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Chauvin Court Dates Not Over:
George Floyd Murderer
Facing More Charges
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Even though a Minnesota judge sentenced former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to 22-and-a-half years in prison for the murder of George Floyd, his days in court may not be over.

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For African-Americans
Juneteenth is
'Our Independence Day'
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Juneteenth marks the day African-Americans in the state of Texas belatedly received word that President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation had freed the nation’s slaves.

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A Pandemic, a Hurricane, and
Earthquakes: How Much Can
Puerto Rico's Students Take?
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Puerto Rico was just beginning its shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic when the life of former college student Jaffette Rolon suddenly changed. He found himself unemployed.

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Not Jumping for
Juneteenth
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - High props go to 94-year-old Opal Lee, the Texas woman determined to make Juneteenth a national holiday.

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Tulsa Massacre Exemplifies
America's Reluctance To
Confront White Supremacism
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - They killed an estimated 300 people. They inflicted serious injury on more than 800 people. They burned more than 1,250 homes to the ground, along with every church, school and business.

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Majority Whip, Rep. Jim Clyburn's Floor Speech in Support of
Removing Confederate Statues from U.S. Capitol


 

 
The Bullet Has Unseen
Collateral Impact on
the Black Community
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Gun violence has had an adverse impact on the Black community, part of which is actually invisible. That’s because the impact has been both physical and psychological, according to experts.

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Juneteenth is Now
a Federal Holiday,
But America Must Do More
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - On June 17, President Joe Biden signed into law the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, the first federal holiday to be created since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day was established in 1983.

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Millions Face Eviction or Foreclosure
Amid Soaring Housing Costs,
Racial Wealth Gaps
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Each year Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) publishes a comprehensive report on the nation’s challenges and prospects in one of life’s most basic needs.

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Time for a New
‘Good Neighbor Policy’
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - “America is back,” President Biden announced repeatedly in meeting with allies in Europe. The question, of course, is back for what? Biden has sensibly insisted that we must “build back better” at home and abroad. Our neighbors to the south in Latin America offer a clear opportunity to show that is true.

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It's Official
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - And it’s long overdue!!! Juneteenth has been officially recognized and designated a national holiday!! On June 15th, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved the measure and on June 16th, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly did the same.

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Too Many Black Folks Succumb
To Psychological Warfare
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - In his must-read 1926 book, “The Miseducation of the Negro,” Dr. Carter G. Woodson stated, “…Starting out after the Civil War, opponents of freedom and social justice decided to work out a program which would enslave the Negro’s mind, in as much as the freedom of the body had to be conceded.” That is psychological warfare.

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