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Dr. Ben Carson Takes Over at HUD

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Dr. Ben Carson, a neurosurgeon, author, and politician, was sworn in Thursday as the 17th secretary of the...

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Young African American Lawyer Helps Stop Solitary Confinement of Teens

By Dave McCleary   In a case that has made headlines in recent local and national news, a young African American lawyer has been...

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Trump’s Conciliatory Speech to Congress Was Full of ‘Empty Promises’ for African-Americans

By Jane Kennedy   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – In his first address before a joint session of Congress, President Donald J. Trump on...

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Civil War Blamed for Starvation and Famine Looming in South Sudan

(TriceEdneyWire.com/GIN) – The government of South Sudan and the United Nations are reporting that some 100,000 people are facing...

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Trump Fails to Push for Racial Unity He Promised in Inaugural Address

By Hazel Trice Edney   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – In his inaugural address on January 20, President Donald J. Trump quoted the...

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Update: Onondaga County Legislature Won’t Vote on City-County Merger in 2017

By Staff   (Update, Feb. 16) – Onondaga County Legislature Chairman Ryan McMahon has announced the legislature will not vote...

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Coast Guard’s First Black Female Helicopter Pilot Defies The Odds

By Rushawn Walters   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Growing up poor and abandoned in Fayetteville, North Carolina, La’Shanda Holmes...

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Black Pastor Delivers ‘Fake News’ at Trump White House Black History Month Meeting

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – The Reverend Darrell Scott, pastor of the New Spirit Revival Center in the Cleveland area, a speaker at the...

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HBCU Band Defies Critics, Reaps Reward Through Inauguration

By Brookie Madison   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – At Talladega College, a tiny historically Black institution 55 miles east of Birmingham,...

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Cuomo Launches Hotline for Immigrants Affected by Trump Ban; State AG Also Offers Assistance

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the launch of a confidential, toll-free hotline for New Yorkers, in an effort to help...