2:10 PM / Wednesday March 20, 2019


Trump’s flailing will get more desperate — and more dangerous

February 2, 2019

By Jesse Jackson Sr. TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM  Since the striking victories of Democrats up and down the ballot in 2018, President Donald Trump has been flailing more and more wildly. He set new records for the length of the government shutdown, watched his defense secretary resign after suddenly announcing the withdrawal of troops from Syria, forced his…

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Shame and shade in Birmingham: In praise of Angela Davis

January 25, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Angela Davis  (Photo:  shutterstock) By Julianne Malveaux TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM If anyone deserves a civil rights award, Angela Davis certainly does. The activist and scholar has been on the front lines of the Civil Rights Movement all of her life.  She has been especially active in prison reform matters, but she has also been involved…

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Alawfultruth: Brave Girl. Fearless Woman.

January 19, 2019

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Alawfultruth, where assumptions will be challenged, judgements will be parked at the door, and lessons will spew forth, embedded in humor. The opinions expressed here are those of a brave woman who dared to live her life in a full array of colors to amazing results. Join her for the ride,…

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‘Green Book’ – Not our story; his-story, their fiction

January 4, 2019

By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM “The greatest struggle of any oppressed group in a racist society is the struggle to reclaim collective memory and identity. At the level of culture, racism seeks to deny people of African, American Indian, Asian and Latino descent their own voices, histories and traditions. From the vantage-point of…

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Gentrification: The new “Negro removal” program, displacing Black people and culture

December 29, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: Stop Gentrification protest (Photo Courtesy by: Community Movement Builder/IBW) A call for an emergency summit April 4-6, 2019 By Dr. Ron Daniels TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM Gentrification has emerged as a major threat to Black communities that have been centers for Black business/economic development, cultural and civic life for generations. Gentrification has become the watch-word for the…

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To Be Young, Gifted, and Dead

December 21, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: Shutterstock By Julianne Malveaux TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM McKenzie Adams wanted to be a scientist. The gregarious 9-year-old Alabama girl was just that, a girl, a little girl, a brown-skinned baby girl with braids or, in one picture, just a side ponytail. She wanted to be a scientist, and her family described her as “bubbly” but…

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Give us all of the Bush record

December 14, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and the late President George H.W. Bush. By Richard Prince TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM/JOURNAL-ISMS The death of almost any president is an occasion for glowing tributes, the challenge being to tell the truth without offending sensibilities. And including the sensibilities of readers and viewers of color, whose recollections might not match…

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The warriors fighting AIDS

December 14, 2018

By Mark Segal Last week for World AIDS Day, Penn Medicine honored me with its Red Ribbon Pioneer Award. Truth is, it really hadn’t dawned on me, ‘why me?’ When notified about it a month prior and asked if I’d accept, it wasn’t an issue why. After all, it’s Penn Medicine Center for AIDS Research…

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Setting the record straight

December 7, 2018

By Kenyatta Johnson There has been a lot of talk about the sale of City-owned property lately. Much of it has been careless and inaccurate. It’s time to set the record straight. Although it’s convenient and simple to lay the dysfunction of City-owned property sales at my feet, it’s not accurate. Council members do not collect…

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Can a women’s coalition survive petulant White women?

December 7, 2018

By Julianne Malveaux TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM I have had about enough of some White women! First, 53 percent of them vote for an odious genital-grabber. Then, they organize a woman’s march with momentum from the #MeToo movement, founded by Tarana Burke, but co-opted by White women like the wanna-be activist Alyssa Milano who was a mediocre actress…

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