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11:31 PM / Saturday September 21, 2019

Articles by Jenny Hong

US civil rights advocate Juanita Abernathy dies at 88

September 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Civil rights activist Juanita Abernathy speaks after receiving the George Thomas “Mickey” Leland Award at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 45th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington. Juanita Abernathy, who wrote the business plan for the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott and took other influential…

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White House says bin Laden’s son killed in US operation

September 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: (Insert) This wanted poster released by the U.S. Department of State Rewards for Justice program shows Hamza bin Laden. The White House announced Saturday that bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaida leader was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region (Rewards for Justice via AP) by Zeke Miller…

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Pennsylvania’s new online absentee ballot application launched Monday

September 20, 2019

HARRISBURG, PA –  As of last Monday, Pennsylvania voters have a new option to apply online for their absentee ballot, Governor Tom Wolf announced. The mobile-friendly application site is: www.votesPA.com/ApplyAbsentee. Voters who apply will receive their absentee ballot in the mail. Previously, voters could only complete a paper absentee ballot application and mail or hand-deliver…

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Bahamas facing long road to recovery but cleaving to hope amidst devastation

September 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Homes in the Bahamas turned to wreckage by Hurricane Dorian.  (PHOTO: Courtesy/CNN) By Barrington M. Salmon TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM Chris Laville remembers looking out of the window of his apartment, thinking it might not turn out too bad. “It was early in the morning. It had rained and there was a light breeze,” Laville recalled…

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A Millennial Voice : The Highway to Freedom

September 20, 2019

By Danae Reid When Skyler Shema made the decision to go cross country on his customized 2012 Harley-Davidson Dyna Wideglide, it was to find a new home for his music studio. And though he unearthed several locations that fully encompassed his vision and accommodated his needs, he also gained something more — awareness.   “I think…

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Alawfultruth: The waning tradition that heals — Sunday dinner

September 20, 2019

I was a little girl of no more than 4 years old when I began paying attention to the constant bustle in our family’s kitchen and the delightful scents that wafted to my always hungry nostrils. Trying not to be underfoot of my mother’s moving feet, I would stay in a corner and watch with…

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To Impeach or Not to Impeach

September 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Moderator Tiffany Cross (2nd from right) and panelists listen to audience concerns during the Q&A portion of the session. (Photo: Amy V. Simmons) Since his election in November 2016, President Donald Trump and his administration have waged a war upon our nation’s precedents and norms with their incendiary rhetoric and outright cruel policies. From…

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No Struggle, No Progress

September 20, 2019

Last week’s Congressional Black Caucus Foundation conference looked at ways that African Americans have both been tested and have triumphed since being forced onto American shores. By Denise Clay This year marks the 400th anniversary of the first ship filled with enslaved Africans landing on American shores. With a theme of “400 Years: Our Legacy,…

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“The Wendy Williams Show” kicked off its 11th season and it has been renewed for another two seasons by Fox

September 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Wendy Williams (Photo: FashionStock.com / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony “The Wendy Williams Show” kicked off...

Commentary

NFL’s Depression-era ban on Black players lingers on in the owner’s box

September 20, 2019

By Jesse Jackson Sr. TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM The National Football League season opened last week with a full slate...

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September 20, 2019

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Health

Maternal morbidity and mortality: Your guide to healthy pregnancy

September 20, 2019

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Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Sept. 22

September 20, 2019

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Travel

The Two Brown Crayons Tour continues

September 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Arches National Park in Moab, Utah.   (Photo: shutterstock) By Andrea Lawful Sanders On Friday, September...

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