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Policy Makers Headed for
Black Political Convention
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - As the U. S. presidential and congressional campaigns remain in full throttle, the National Policy Alliance, a coalition of 16,000 Black elected and appointed officials and more than a million Black policy makers has organized a National Black Political Convention to be held June 9-12 in Gary, Ind.

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Morial Releases 'Marshall Plan' in
State of Black America
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Declaring that the state of Black America is “locked out” of economic, social and educational equality, National Urban League President/CEO Marc Morial said in his State of Black America Address this week that at least $1 trillion must be invested in America’s urban communities in order to bring a semblance of justice.

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Report Finds Increasing Segregation
in U.S. Public Schools
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - A new analysis by the Government Accounting Office (GAO) reveals that more than 60 years after the United States Supreme Court struck down segregation in Brown v. Board, public schools in the nation remain separate and unequal.

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Bernie and the Donald:
Angry White Men
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – For all their dueling ideologies, Senator Bernie Sanders and “presumptive Republican nominee” Donald Trump are two sides of the same coin.

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A Solid Foundation
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – For decades several conscious and committed Black men and women have spoken, written books, taught, advised and, more importantly, initiated economic empowering projects and movements to help propel us to a higher level of mutual support and, thus, creating a solid foundation upon which our children can stand and build upon.

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President Obama Delivers the Commencement Address
at Howard University


 
Zika Was in Haiti Before
Exploding in Brazil
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The Zika virus was present in Haiti several months before the first cases were identified in Brazil, new research suggests.

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Voting Rights Restored, Former
Councilman Runs for Mayor
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Former Richmond, Va. City Councilman Henry W. "Chuck" Richardson, who resigned from office after a non-violent drug conviction in 1995, was among the more than 200,000 people with felony records whose voting rights were recently restored by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

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Donald Trump and the
Company He Keeps
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - In common parlance this has come to mean you are judged by the company you keep. And so it should be with the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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Keeping Faith With
Our Sisters
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - I'm blessed to have the opportunity to lead a major national women's group, the National Congress of Black Women (NCBW).

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America Must Renew Its
Infrastructure or Face Decline
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – America is literally falling apart. In Flint, children were poisoned by the lead contamination of the water. In Washington, the subway system is plagued by fires and delays.

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Key to Fighting Street Violence:
Invest in Low Income Youth
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Since the 1970s, we Black folks have resolutely refused to organize a national unity movement to promote and protect our cultural, economic, political, educational, health and legal interest in what is still basically a White supremacist/racist country.

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