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NAACP: Mississippi candidate’s ‘public hanging’ remark is sick, shameful

November 30, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Republican Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Democratic U. S. Senatorial Candidate Mike Espy.   By Hazel Trice Edney TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM The NAACP recently issued a stinging rebuke to Republican Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who recently invoked a reference to a “public hanging” amidst her campaign against African-American Democratic candidate Mike Espy. Associated press reported…

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Democrats need a plan that goes beyond responding to Trump’s outrage of the day

November 22, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  A woman transports an anti-Trump sign in a baby stroller, as hundreds of people protest immigration laws and Trump’s policies at a rally on June 30, 2018 in Atlanta.  (Photo: Shutterstock)   By Jesse Jackson TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM With majority control in the House of Representatives, Democrats have an enormous opportunity — and face a…

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Hate and horror – when does it stop?

November 16, 2018

By Julianne Malveaux TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM As strange as it seems, I now view the Bush years with nostalgia.  Both Big Bush (POTUS 41) and his son Shrub (POTUS 43) incurred the ire of Democrats, with Shrub’s Supreme Court-complicit theft of the 2000 election prompting anger and protests. Both Bushes, perhaps because of their love of country,…

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An Open Letter to My City

November 10, 2018

By Gilberto Gonzalez Each morning, my fiancé or I drive my child through a hellscape on the way to school. Leaving the safety of our home, we witness a tragic transformation that takes us from a way of life that’s okay, to one that is truly terrible. The school is located in the middle of…

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A Bit of Political Minstrelsy

November 2, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Diamond and Silk  (Photo: YouTube screen grab)   Or, what I observed sitting through the Diamond and Silk Show.   By Denise Clay Most of the time when I cover political events, all that’s needed for me to get in is my name and an RSVP to the person handling communications for said…

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Georgia’s race for governor soiled by a conflict of interest

October 26, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Stacey Abrams campaigning for Georgia’s gubernatorial seat. (Photo courtesy: stacey.abrams.77)   By Jesse Jackson TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM What if Georgia played Alabama in football and the lead referee was playing quarterback for Alabama? Would we assume the rules are being equally enforced? Would Georgians worry that the fix was in? Football thrives on a level…

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I’m about to have me a Kavanaugh!

October 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Anti Brett Kavanaugh Sign at Protest Rally against Trump’s Supreme Court nominee – Foley Square, New York, NY.   By Julianne Malveaux TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM I’m mad. So mad that I can spit. Throw stuff. Holla. Make some noise. What is a righteous woman to do? I’m about to throw me a Kavanaugh. Brett Kavanaugh…

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To Be Equal:  Enough is enough. Vote!

October 11, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: Sybil Morial, being honored as a Woman of Power at the 2012 NUL Conference.  (Photo by Brian Branch Price/Facebook of Marc Morial) Our rights are too hard-won to take for granted By Marc H. Morial TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM “Our first project was to become familiar with the voter registration process and all the impediments that kept down…

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Trump’s stump speech is a con job

October 5, 2018

By Jesse Jackson TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM President Donald Trump is back on the stump, promising to campaign “six or seven days a week” until the general election to try to keep Republicans in control of both Houses of Congress. His stump speech is characteristically bombastic, filled with the exaggerations, insults and flat-out lies that people have come…

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By enforcing climate change denial, Trump puts us all in peril

September 28, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Wilmington, North Carolina – Cape Fear River flooding due to Hurricane Florence and storm surge aftermath. South Water St building sees flooding at its doorstep.  (Photo: Shutterstock)     By Jesse Jackson Sr. TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM North Carolina has been hit with a storm of biblical ferocity. Florence has left at least 17 dead there,…

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