Category: Featured News, Politics, State/National News

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Trump Forced to Denounce KKK Monday, Retracts Statements Tuesday

By Hazel Trice Edney –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – President Donald Trump, under pressure from civil rights leaders and his...

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Time Inc. to Sell Majority of its Stake in Essence Magazine by Year’s End

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Time Inc. has announced that it plans to sell a majority of its ownership in Essence magazine, the 47-year-old...

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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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Study: Body Cams Show Cops More Polite to White Drivers

By Alex Shashkevich-Stanford –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Police officers consistently use less respectful language with...

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Election Races to Watch: Kenya, Rwanda, Angola

(TriceEdneyWire.com/GIN) – Major elections are taking place in three African nations this month: in oil giant Angola, East African...

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New York State Offers Free Camping For First Timers

New York State offered outdoor newcomers the chance to get rugged this summer. New York Upstate reports that the Empire state has...

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“Life on Mars” Lands Its Poet Earthly Honors

By Frederick H. Lowe –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The Library of Congress has named Tracy K. Smith, a Pulitzer Prize winner,...

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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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Michelle Rice Named Interim GM of TV One after Sudden Exit of Brad Siegel

(TriceEdneyWire.com) Urban One CEO Alfred C. Liggins, today announced the transition of leadership at TV One. Effective immediately,...

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Black Police Executives Reject Trump Encouragement to Rough Up Suspects

By Hazel Trice Edney –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The Nation’s premier association of Black police executives –...