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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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Former Mayor Miner May Run in September Primary Against Nixon and Cuomo

Stephanie Miner, former Syracuse mayor, might still throw her hat in the primary ring to become the next governor of New York. As of right...

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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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Syracuse’s Unemployment Rate Rose Slightly in January

By Staff –   Syracuse’s unemployment rate rose slightly from January 2017 to January 2018, increasing from 5.8 percent to...

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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...