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1:49 PM / Wednesday March 20, 2019

Commentary

‘Hate Thy Neighbor’ colors Sessions’ immigration practices

July 27, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  (Cropped Photo: Families Belong Together / CC BY-SA 4.0) By Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds and Rev. Dr. Keith Magee TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions has reached down into the garbage can of history to twist passages of Holy Scripture, once used by segregationists to perpetuate slavery, segregation, White nationalism and Jim Crow, to…

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Huh?! What?!

July 20, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sean Schellenger   You’re gonna have to forgive me for being more than a little confused about the reasoning behind Michael White’s murder charge.   By Denise Clay What do you get when you combine a cell phone video, some eyewitnesses, and the high-profile death of a prominent developer with a colorful history…

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A Watershed Moment

July 20, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sen. Kamala Harris  (D-Calif)   (Photo: Rejean Wilson)   Sens. Bob Casey and Kamala Harris spent part of last Friday at the First District Plaza building convincing voters of just how important their participation is in November’s elections.   By Denise Clay If you spend any time on social media, you might think that the November…

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Arrogant Supreme Court justices trample the law in service of the rich

July 13, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  (Shutterstock) By Jesse Jackson TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM We are witnessing an astounding attack on democracy by the five male right-wing majority of the Supreme Court — “black robed rulers,” Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan called them, “overruling citizens’ choices” in a series of 5-4 decisions. These are right-wing lawless judges ignoring the laws and will…

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The disturbing flip side of the ‘Black Panther’ movie

July 4, 2018

By A. Peter Bailey TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM In the late 1960s, several young brothers, including myself, had the mind-expanding experience of studying propaganda analysis under the tutelage of the brilliant Professor Mahmoud Boutiba. During those sessions we met once a week for nearly a year. His main point was for us to remember that there is no…

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Black entertainment trailblazer: The Legacy of Debra Lee

June 15, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Debra Lee arrives at The 2016 BET Honors Awards at the Warner Theater in Washington DC. (Photo: Shutterstock)   By Marc H. Morial TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” — Shirley Chisholm, African-American politician & activist, November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005 Debra…

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Graduation is just the first hurdle

June 8, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Howard University Commencement Speaker Chadwick Boseman takes it all in during the 2018 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Courtesy)   By Julianne Malveaux TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM The “Black Panther,” Chadwick Boseman, graduated from Howard University with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts  in 2000. His writing partner is also a…

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Trump and the lies that lead to war

June 1, 2018

By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM “In theory, the so-called ‘Iran deal’ was supposed to protect the United States and our allies from the lunacy of an Iranian nuclear bomb…In fact, the deal allowed Iran to continue enriching uranium and — over time — reach the brink of a nuclear breakout…” – President Donald…

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Trump’s ‘New Deal for Blacks’ was dealt from the bottom of the deck

May 24, 2018

By Jesse Jackson TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM African-American unemployment has reached its lowest levels ever. President Donald Trump boasts about this on the stump, naturally claiming credit for a recovery that began after his predecessor, Barack Obama, saved an economy that was in free fall. Trump says he’s delivering on his promised “new deal for Blacks.” Don’t fall…

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Racism by Any Other Name…

May 18, 2018

No matter what you call it, racism never changes.   By Kenyatta Johnson Racism is the national shame of America. The recent arrest of two young Black men at the Starbucks at 18th and Spruce here in Philadelphia may have finally led us to confront it, but incidents like these are neither new or isolated….

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