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Thousands of Ministers March for Justice and Peace, Against ‘Political Laryngitis’

By Alanté Millow –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – More than one thousand religious leaders from across the nation gathered...

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Dick Gregory, Trailblazing Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Passes

By Staff –   Dick Gregory, a trailblazing comedian and civil rights activist, passed away on Aug. 19 at the age of 84. “It...

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Woman Killed at White Nationalist Rally in Virginia

By Frederick H. Lowe –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Police today arrested the driver of a car that plowed into two parked cars...

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Justice Department’s Assault on Affirmative Action Signals Aggressive Roll Back on Civil Rights

News Analysis By Brenda Shum –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The Justice Department’s recent decision to assemble a team of...

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Update: Appeals Court Delays Former Speaker Sheldon Silver’s Retrial

By Staff   (Update – Aug. 3) – The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has decided former Assembly Speaker Sheldon...

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Onondaga County Justice Center Agrees to Stop Solitary Confinement of Juveniles

By Staff –   The New York Civil Liberties Union and Legal Services of Central New York have reached an agreement with the...

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Black Millennials Honor the Lessons from Their Fathers – And Father Figures

By Hazel Trice Edney and Alanté Millow –      (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Ron Busby Jr. was only in elementary school when...

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Congressional Black Caucus, Lawmakers Slam Trump Budget

By Barrington M. Salmon –   “President Trump’s budget is based on the ill-advised idea that the poor can pull themselves up...

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Judge Denies Antonacci’s Request to Dismiss Discrimination Lawsuit, Minority Contractors Will Have Their Day in Court

By Lisa Dumas –   Three minority contractors who filed a discrimination lawsuit against Onondaga County Comptroller Robert...

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Syracuse Common Council Votes to Override Mayor’s Budget Vetoes

By Staff –   Syracuse Common Council has voted to override Mayor Stephanie Miner’s veto of 11 amendments the council...