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House Dems Hold Sit-In and Protest Over Gun Control

By Staff   Democrats in the House of Representatives, including several members of the Congressional Black Caucus, staged a sit-in and...

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Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill to Fight Heroin Addiction

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo made stops in Buffalo, Long Island and Staten Island June 22, to sign legislation to combat the heroin...

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Officer Testifies That Gray’s Bus Driver Left Him Unattended

According to a testifying police officer, the Baltimore Police van driver who transported Freddie Gray left him unattended. In the murder...

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One Year After Charleston Massacre: Root Causes of Extremist Violence Remain Unaddressed

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – A year ago on June 17, a young White supremacist gunned down nine Black parishioners at a historic church in...

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One in 500 African-Americans Still Living With Sickle Cell Disease

By Florence Neal Cooper-Smith   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a group of inherited red blood cell...

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New Report Says Voter Suppression Threatens 2016 Elections

By Barrington M. Salmon   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Since the US Supreme Court invalidated Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act,...

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As Father’s Day Approaches, Study Finds Many Black Fathers Defy Stereotypes

By Desmond Andrews   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – African-American fathers are often stereotyped as inattentive to their children. But...

People around the country held remembrances, prayers, and candlelight vigils in mourning for the 49 lives lost in Sunday's domestic terrorist attack in Orlanda. These candles were it by students at Virginia Commonwealth University. PHOTO: Paulette Singleton/Trice Edney News Wire

One Year After Charleston Massacre, Civil Rights Leaders Address Orlando Mass Shooting

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Less than a week before America commemorates the racist shooting of nine African-Americans in a Charleston,...

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Orlando: 49 Killed, 53 Injured in Deadly Terror Attack

By Staff   Omar Mateen, an American-born man from Fort Pierce, Florida, pledged allegiance to ISIS Sunday, prior to killing 49 people...

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New Children’s Book Inspires Black Boys to “Be Brilliant”

Following her success with earlier books such as I’m a Pretty Little Black Girl! and I’m a Lovely Little Latina, Author Betty...