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Black Leaders Chide Scalise for
Speaking to White Supremacists
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Leaders of two Black civil rights organizations have chided and requested a meeting with House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), recently accused of having spoken before a White supremacist group.

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Selma Plunges a
Dagger In the Truth
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - If Coretta Scott King were alive today, she would not recognize herself as she is portrayed in the new movie Selma scheduled for a full release on January 9.

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New CBC Chair Declares Black
America in 'State of Emergency’
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - U. S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.), the 24th chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, is taking the reins of the CBC at a pivotal moment in Black history.

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On Dr. King's Birthday,
We are Free, but Not Equal
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Next Monday is the national celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday.

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Education, Economic Justice,
and the King Mandate
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – As he labored for social, civil and economic justice, Dr. King was extremely concerned both about the educational inequities that were a function of segregation, and about the purpose and quality of education.

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2015 Congressional Black Caucus Swearing-In Ceremony



 
Gregory to Receive Star on
Hollywood Walk of Fame
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Comedian and international human and civil rights activist Dick Gregory will achieve Hollywood immortality on Feb. 2 when his star is etched into the Walk of Fame.

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Ed Brooke, Trailblazing
U. S. Senator, Succumbs
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Edward Brooke, the first African-American elected to the U. S. Senate since Reconstruction, has died. He was 95.

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Rev. Jackson's Remarks
Before Microsoft Shareholders
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., head of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, continued his recent efforts to bring more diversity to the nation's top technology companies by delivering remarks at last week's annual shareholders meeting of Microsoft in Bellevue, Washington.

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Free Assoc. Degree:
A Solution; Not the Solution
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – We should all congratulate President Barack Obama for pulling the education debate into the 21st century, or perhaps dragging it into the late 20th century, by proposing access to free education through at least an associate's degree.

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NAACP Money
Campaign
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – “Whoever loves money never has enough.” Ecclesiastes 5:10 I would offer that verse from the wisest man in history to our National NAACP President and Board.

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Michael Brown, Eric Garner,
and the 'Other America'
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Growth and progress could be this nation's reward for facing the challenge of our times with courage and a demand for equal justice.

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