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12:20 AM / Tuesday November 12, 2019

Commentary

A Millennial Voice: Thomas P. Bentley Nature Preserve Grand Opening

September 6, 2019

By Danae Reid On September 14, 2019, French & Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust, located in Phoenixville, will celebrate the grand opening of the Thomas P. Bentley Nature Preserve with guided tours, hikes, and more. Named for the father of an adjoining donor/easement landowner and his brothers, the preserve is the first of its kind for…

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The Black History Behind Labor Day

September 2, 2019

Photo: A. Philip Randolph during the August 28, 1963 March on Washington (Natioal Archives and Records, jfklibrary.org) Labor Day was founded after the Pullman Strike of 1894, when President Cleveland was hoping to gain political allyship by honoring railroad workers. However, the story about the involvement of the Black Pullman porters in the labor movement…

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Jay-Z did not sell out — he bought in

August 30, 2019

By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM “Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.”                   …

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Alawfultruth: Colorism and how it hurts us

August 30, 2019

By Andrea Lawful Sanders The other day, I was in the back of an Uber being driven by a brother with skin smooth like melted butter in rich chocolate and a beautiful mane of hair to match.  He was so striking that I incorrectly assumed that he was a modern day transplant from the continent…

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A Millennial Voice: The closet and the mirror

August 30, 2019

By Danae Reid The concept of intersectionality can be so daunting, especially when two of the communities you occupy often come to a head. Toxic hyper-masculinity is a well-known cancer in the Black community, yet we have allowed it to metastasize, thus influencing little Black boys (especially), forcing many of them to believe that they’re…

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Divine Muva Diva: vol. 13

August 23, 2019

Ask muva vol. 13 Dear Muva: I feel like I live in a pressure cooker most days, and sometimes it is hard for me to even lift my head up to do the most basic things. I am tired before I wake up, I am tired before I go to bed, and I just simply…

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To Be Equal: The passing of Toni Morrison

August 22, 2019

A loss for the racial justice community as well as the literary world By Marc H. Morial  TriceEdneyWire.com A few years after being awarded the Nobel Prize for literature, for a body of work known for centering the Black American experience, Toni Morrison was asked by a White reporter when she would “incorporate White lives”…

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How to keep a clean house in a world polluted by hate

August 22, 2019

By Linda S. Wallace Far too often, our diversity strategy consists of zeroing in on the problem, and then yelling, “Ready, fire, aim.” The chances of hitting the right mark are small, and the risk of injury to innocent bystanders is quite high. Let me explain how it works. Recently, a gentleman seated near me…

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AlawfulTruth: The land of milk and honey, or a pot of worries?

August 16, 2019

By Andrea Lawful Sanders There seems to be assumptions made by many Americans that immigrants land in this country to “take” their jobs, are lazy, and are criminals who are just here to cause trouble. Nothing could be further from the truth. Many want to believe this message because they would watch immigrants show up…

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A Millennial Voice: Meet Your Meat

August 16, 2019

By Danae Reid Our everyday lives have become inundated with many new trends, including some that aren’t so trendy. The emergence of the internet has encouraged people of all ages to challenge their traditional ways of life and to try new things that otherwise may have once seemed other-worldly. Some of the current crazes that…

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