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7:40 AM / Sunday January 21, 2018

Commentary

Martin’s birthday sermon: ‘The Negro is your brother. This is no time for silence.’

January 19, 2018

By Keith Magee TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM As the world paused to honor one of the greatest African-Americans, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, most conscious Americans are bowing our heads, though not in prayer. We are enraged that Donald Trump, who garnered the presidency through his “birther” inquisition, questioning President Barack Obama’s legitimacy and identity, continues to…

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The Power of the Presidency: Will ethnic cleansing be next?

January 19, 2018

ABOVE CARTOON:  (Marian Kamensky, Austria) By Barbara Reynolds TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM The ‘’sh*thole” debacle: It is one thing to rhetorically hate a race of people but it is quite another to have the power and the resources to destroy them. That is why President Donald Trump’s argument that people from “sh*tholes,” like Haiti and Africa don’t belong…

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There are always more victims than one in a police killing

January 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Erica Garner, 27, the daughter of Eric Garner, who died in New York City police custody, poses for a photo in 2015, as she attended the funeral for Freddie Gray in Baltimore.  (AP Photo/Amanda Meyers) Erica Garner’s death proves the casualties of police violence are far-reaching. By Earl Ofari Hutchinson “My dad’s name is…

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The brutal truth: The Felon Voting Ban is a Black ban

January 12, 2018

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson During the 2004 presidential campaign then Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry mildly protested the towering hurdles to ex-felon voting in dozens of states. Kerry raised the issue for a good reason. He was trying to unseat Republican incumbent President George Bush. He remembered what had happened with the last Democratic candidate,…

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If not you, then who will help fulfill the Dream?

January 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Photo courtesy: Pittsburgh Urban Media   By Jack L. Daniel Co-founder, Freed Panther Society “…In many families, there is that one person who is the glue that keeps the family together and provides some semblance of unity between fragments and factions in the family.  …While that model of family “unity” may have some…

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Time to hook Black women up

January 5, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Supporters of Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jones react as they watch results during an election-night watch party Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald…

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Will Blacks also get treatment not jail for opioid addiction?

December 29, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  (Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune)   By Earl Ofari Hutchinson There was mild surprise when the news hit that the opioid death rate among Blacks is fast approaching that of Whites. Surprise because the opioid epidemic has been almost universally framed as a crisis that has slammed mostly Whites in rural and…

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Omarosa was right and wrong in joining Trump

December 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  White House Director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault arrives for the daily press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)   By Earl Ofari Hutchinson The near universal reaction among Blacks to Omarosa Manigault’s announcement she was resigning from her post…

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The American plutocracy gets its immoral tax bill

December 15, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  (Milt Priggee, www.miltpriggee.com)   By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com “I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep forever.” Thomas Jefferson said that about slavery, but he might well have been talking about what is now happening in Donald Trump’s Washington. Republicans are putting the finishing…

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Why I reached out to Russell Simmons

December 7, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Russell Simmons  (Photo: Shutterstock)   By Earl Ofari Hutchinson One week before screenwriter Jenny Lumet gave a very graphic account in “The Hollywood Reporter” of her allegation that music and TV producer mogul Russell Simmons sexually assaulted her, I had reached out to Simmons. We have the same interest, no, passion, in and…

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Recent News

Go With The-Flo

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s surrogate mother has given birth to the couple’s third child, a baby girl

January 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Kanye West and Kim Kardashian  (Photo by Joe Seer /Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, Kanye West...

Color Of Money

Think spring: Now’s the time to plan the landscape of your dreams

January 19, 2018

BPT The weather outside is frightful and the week ahead calls for falling temperatures and maybe even...

Food And Beverage

A Fresh Tailgate Menu

January 12, 2018

Quick and tasty ideas for game day ABOVE PHOTO:  Grilled Sausage Skewer Sandwiches Family Features Take your...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: What to do when a loved one dies

January 12, 2018

Dear Savvy Senior, This may seem like a strange question, but can you tell me what steps...

Health

Say goodbye to winter blues with vitamin D-rich foods

January 19, 2018

BPT Winter got you down? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is estimated to affect 10 million Americans, according...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Jan. 21

January 19, 2018

All Signs: This week the Sun and Venus in Aquarius will promote warm relations and good times...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff