‘We Are One’ in the Legacy of Dr. King

(TriceEdneyWire.com) - As the nation marks the 43rd anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, which occurred as a result of his intervention and support of the Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike, it...

The Invisible Institution

In the season of slavery, historians defined the Black church as the “invisible institution.”  The name was given because Blacks assembled to worship under a shroud of secrecy because such gatherings were outlawed by...

We Movin’ to the Outskirts of Town

Black Americans are losing political clout. The loss of voting power is not from White peoples’ skullduggery, but due to our own movement choices. 2010 Census data show that 20 of the 25 cities...

Omitting the Island Humanity of the Pacific

Sitting here in Hawaii in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, I’m appalled and aghast with the way the Imperialist Western media has covered the Earthquakes, Tsunami and Nuclear Devastation in Japan. CNN, ABC,...

George E. Curry…The U.S. Switches Back and Forth on Gaddafi

(NNPA) — The mass protests that led to the downfall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak after 35 years in power and  the 23-year tenure of Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali have inspired protests...

Demographic Shifts and Black Political Power

(TriceEdneyWire.com) — Census data on city populations made headlines last week. Washington, D.C., apparently, only barely can be described as “chocolate city” since the African-American population is only a scant majority in the city....

April 4 marks the somber anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King...

April 4 marks the somber anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968. Too often, sadly, Dr. King is remembered more for his famous “Mountaintop” speech than the cause he...

Sharing My Avastin Story

In 2009, 181 women from 31 different countries created the largest all-female skydiving formation in history. What would possess so many daughters, mothers, and even grandmothers to don pink jumpsuits and free fall thousands...

One Week Later

The writer is the son of AFRO freelance photographer J.D. Howard. He lives in Tokyo with his family and is an employee of Dell computers. He sent this letter to family and friends via...

Marc H. Morial…For The State of Black America, The Issue is Jobs

From March 29-31, the National Urban League brings its fight for urban jobs to Capitol Hill with its 2011 Legislative Policy Conference. This year’s summit will   make the case for targeted action to tackle...

Elijah Cummings…What Kind of America?

During the most difficult economic period in several generations, I count myself fortunate. In addition to the blessings of family and reasonably good health, I represent a true community of conscience in the Congress...

Dr. E. Faye Williams…’ISaid Nothing’

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – I have conversations with hundreds of people on any given week.  I hear some complaining - often for the sake of complaining.  I hear some talking about what others should be doing. ...

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