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Black Cop Involved in Deadly Shooting of Unarmed Stephon Clark

By Frederick H. Lowe – (TriceEdneyWire.com) – A Black Sacramento, Calif., police officer and his partner shot to death a...

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Fifty Years Later, Fair Housing Act Has Failed to Deliver Full Justice

By Charlene Crowell – (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Although golden anniversaries are often considered milestone moments accompanied...

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Report: Impact of Climate Change on Black Communities Is Urgent

By Hazel Trice Edney –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – More than a million African-Americans live within a half mile of existing...

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Report: Low-Income Communities Face Nearly $30 Billion in Student Loan Debt

By Staff – The Education Trust–New York has recently released a report, titled “Drowning in Debt,” which draws on data...

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Queen Latifah’s Mother, Rita Owens, Passes After Struggling with Heart Condition

By Briona Singleton – Hip-Hop Legend Queen Latifah has lost her mother, Rita Owens, after Owen’s struggled with heart failure...

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Sacramento Police Shoot Unarmed Black Man in Family’s Back Yard

By Briona Singleton – An unarmed black man, identified as 22-year-old Stephon Clark, was shot and killed by Sacramento, CA police on...

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NAACP Urging Caution as Serial Bomber Appears to Target Blacks in Austin, Texas

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – The NAACP is issuing a call for “vigilance, diligence and caution” to its members and communities in...

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White College Student Will Avoid Criminal Charges After Contaminating Black Student’s Belongings

By Briona Singleton – A white college student at the University of Hartford in Connecticut will avoid criminal charges after...

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Gun Control Historically Has Meant Prohibiting Blacks from Owning One

By Frederick H. Lowe – (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Since the massacre of students at a Parkland, Florida, high school, the airways...

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Ben Carson Proposes Removing Anti-Discrimination Language from HUD’s Mission Statement

By Staff – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is backpedaling after facing backlash for his...