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Jesse Jackson

Equal Pay, Equal Pay, Equal Pay’

By Jesse Jackson  (TriceEdneyWire.com) – As the exhausted and thrilled U.S. women’s soccer team celebrated its victory in the...

In 1852, Frederick Douglass asked abolitionists what the Fourth of July meant to African Americans. File photo

Red, White and Blue and Black: Website Gives African American Perspective on Fourth of July

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net On July 5, 1852, Frederick Douglass asked a group of white abolitionists in Rochester,...

Dustin Czarny

Democratic Caucus Chair: Election System in New York State Needs Reform

Letter to the Editor from Dustin M. Czarny, NYSECA Democratic Caucus Chair, Onondaga County Board of Elections Commissioner(D) – Dear...

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Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, Dead at 76

Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul,” died Thursday in her home city of Detroit after battling pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine...

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U.S. Military Celebrates LGBT Pride Month While Still Banning Openly Transgender Soldiers

Although the end of June represented a huge victory for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community after the Supreme...

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USDA Awards $31 Million in Grants to Help SNAP Participants Afford Healthy Foods

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA has awarded $31.5 million in funding to local, state, and national...

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Black America Missing Nearly Half of Its Economic Share

New Report Shows African-Americans at Rock Bottom of America’s Equality Index By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Amidst...

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Black leaders to President Obama: Speak ‘More Forcefully’ on Race Issues

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – In 1903, author, orator and public intellectual W.E.B. Dubois stated, “The problem of the Twentieth Century...

Charlie Sifford was the first African-American golfer to play in PGA sanctioned golfing events.

Golfer Charlie Sifford, First African-American to Play in PGA Dies

by staff reporter Golfer, Dr. Charles L “Charlie” Sifford died Tuesday at the golden age of 92, according to the Professional...

New Report Finds ‘Staggering Inequality’ of Incomes Once Decried by MLK

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Income inequality, one of the issues that so troubled the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., is again front and...