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6:37 AM / Monday July 22, 2019

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Alawfultruth: Karma — Butterfly or Beast?

June 21, 2019

By Andrea Lawful Sanders I am very particular about who services my car, affectionately known as the “diva mobile,” because she is a part of my daily existence. Her oil is changed every 3,000 miles like clockwork, and if she even hints at needing maintenance, I am all over it. As a direct result, she…

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With Pride

June 21, 2019

By Danae Reid I am not yet a mother, but I understand people fairly well and can surmise that most parents hope that their children are similar to them in more ways than one, (i.e looks, interests, religion, political affiliation, favorite sports team, etc.,).  But what happens when those wishes are trodden by a new…

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Black folks, the trade wars, and foreign policy

June 14, 2019

By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Our nation’s 45th president is dead set on a trade war. He has increased tariffs on goods produced in China, and he has now indicated that he will increase tariffs on goods produced in Mexico. While the president will say that this is a tax on the countries he is imposing…

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Divine Muva Diva, June 16

June 14, 2019

Dear Muva: I recently learned from my mother that the man who I thought was my father, was not. I met my birth father a few months ago, and while I want to get to know him, things are a little awkward, because his youngest daughter wants no parts of me, and tells me not…

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A Millennial Voice: I don’t want to ‘See Us’

June 13, 2019

By Danae Reid The struggle for equality has been arduous and interminable, yet it still feels like we’ve barely scratched the surface. With the emergence of the internet came a flood of “newfangled” information and advocacy that has birthed numerous movements, social media postings, discussions, movies, television shows and more that address the moot dynamics…

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We can free a generation from the burden of college loan debt

June 7, 2019

By Jesse Jackson TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM The reaction — shock, joy, disbelief, euphoria — revealed the importance of Robert F. Smith’s stunning gift, when he announced, unexpectedly, that he would pay off all the college debts of Morehouse College students graduating this year. His gift literally changed the prospects and the lives of the vast majority of…

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Limitation is an Imitation

June 7, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Ana Bhowmik, a lead mentor for iPraxis, teaches middle school students at Dr. Tanner G. Duckrey Public School how the density of an object can be determined through water volume displacement and surface tension. (iPraxis photos courtesy of Leland Laury) By Danaé Reid The number of Black and Hispanic people entering the STEM (Science, Technology,…

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Extremist laws will make it harder for poor women to end pregnancies

May 30, 2019

By Jesse Jackson TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM Alabama — led by utterly clueless male legislators — just passed the most restrictive ban on abortion in the country, with Georgia and Missouri piling on. Other states dominated by right-wing Republican politicians are jockeying to join in. Their aim is to get the courts, newly packed with right-wing judges appointed…

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To Be Equal: School vouchers are a failed experiment

May 30, 2019

By Marc H. Morial TriceEdneyWire.com “How bad are school vouchers for students? Far worse than most people imagine. Indeed, the use of school vouchers — which provide families with public dollars to spend on private schools — is equivalent to missing out on more than one-third of a year of classroom learning.” – Center for…

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