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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...

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Obama says Economic Crisis is over in 2015 State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address Wednesday, in a speech before Congress, stating there has been an end...

AME Church Leaders Cite Black Economic Empowerment as 2015 Goal

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, he and other protestors had won passage of the Civil Rights Act...

Immigration Debate Reignites amongst Advocacy Groups and Conservative Organizations

While Republicans have strategized, and several states have planned to sue in order to stop President Obama’s executive order on...