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State Offers Employees Hotline in Advance of Minimum Wage Increase

By Staff   The New York State Department of Labor has launched a new ad campaign in advance of the state’s minimum wage...

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‘We Shall Not Be Moved’ March Aims to Send Trump Message on MLK Weekend

By Hazel Trice Edney   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The march announced by the Rev. Al Sharpton shortly after Donald Trump was elected...

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President Obama Reauthorizes Emmett Till Legislation

By Frederick H. Lowe   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – President Barack Obama has signed legislation permanently reauthorizing a law that...

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Muslim Police Officer Targeted By Hate Crime; NYPD Officers Request Meeting With President-Elect

By Staff   The increasing racial tensions and troubling rhetoric of the 2016 election season have culminated in an alarming spike in...

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Former U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

By Frederick H. Lowe   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – A U. S. District Court judge Monday sentenced former Congressman Chaka Fattah,...

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Nigeria’s President Denies Reports of Hunger in North-East, Blames U.N

By Chika Oduah   (TriceEdneyWire.com/GIN)  – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is challenging U.N. and humanitarian aid...

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The Obamas’ Last Christmas in the White House, In Photos

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Congressman Cedric Richmond to Lead the Congressional Black Caucus

By Frederick H. Lowe   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Louisiana Congressman Cedric Richmond has been elected chairman of the...

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Obama Urged to Squash Sale of Attack Aircraft to Nigeria

(TriceEdneyWire.com/GIN) – A former State Dept. official is warning against a drive by Pres. Barack Obama to sell “as many as 12 A-29...

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Southern Poverty Law Center Reports Post-Election ‘Outbreak of Hate’

By Staff   The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has reported an increase in hate crimes across the U.S. and is now calling on...