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5:50 AM / Monday July 22, 2019

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Alawfultruth: What your “tribe” says about you

July 19, 2019

By Andrea Lawful Sanders We all seek people in our lives who will like us beyond what we do for a living and love us through our challenges and faults. I call those people our “tribe.”  They are the “inner council” of friends who will guide, guard and support us no matter what swirls within…

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‘Equal Pay, Equal Pay, Equal Pay’

July 19, 2019

By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com As the exhausted and thrilled U.S. women’s soccer team celebrated its victory in the finals of the 2019 Women’s World Cup, the cheers of the crowd in the Stade de Lyon soon turned into a chant: “Equal Pay, Equal Pay, Equal Pay.” Even as they fought their way to the fourth…

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A Millennial Voice: Periods.

July 19, 2019

By Danae Reid I hate periods. Not the ones that come at the end of a sentence though. No, I love the curtness that those represent… I mean the thing that comes once a month to remind women that they’re not pregnant. Whether you call it “Aunt Flo”, “TOM”, “Code Red”, or simply just a…

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Divine Muva Diva: The best medicine we often refuse to take

July 12, 2019

Dear love bugs: I have received so many queries from women who are just simply exhausted from raising children, attending to mates, and holding down super-stressful jobs while going to school, that I decided to address it here this week. Self care — two words that seem offensive to busy women, is something we often…

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Girls’ T.R.A.C.K (GT)/Boys’ T.R.A.C.K (BT) and The Philadelphia Youth Leadership Council (PYLC) celebrate a year of greatness

July 8, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: The Girls’ T.R.A.C.K (GT)/Boys’ T.R.A.C.K (BT) and The Philadelphia Youth Leadership Council (PYLC) visit the PA State Capitol for a rare learning experience. By Veronica Norris (Ms. V) The Girls’ T.R.A.C.K (GT)/Boys’ T.R.A.C.K (BT) programs and the Philadelphia Youth Council Leadership (PYCL) worked hard over the past year and in turn, accomplished much….

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Trump did the right thing

June 28, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: This image released Friday, June 21, 2019 by the U.S. military’s Central Command shows what it describes as the flight path and the site where Iran shot down a U.S. Navy RQ-4A Global Hawk in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Iran says it shot down the drone over Iranian…

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Taraji draws attention to mental health

June 25, 2019

By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com We’ve seen Colin Kaepernick, LeBron James and others draw attention to challenges in our community. At the recent hearing on reparations, we heard from Danny Glover. We’ve also heard from Taraji P. Henson on the subject of mental health. In our community, we’ve often played down the importance of…

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Lessons from Black fathers

June 21, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Cinematographer Nigel Thompson recalls how his father’s lessons — and example — guided him after his father, John Thompson, died when he was only 13. By Barrington M. Salmon TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM Although many fathers grouse about the short shrift they get on Father’s Day, the power and importance of fathers in shaping the lives…

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