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New Report Says
Voter Suppression
Threatens 2016 Elections
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Since the US Supreme Court invalidated Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, states that were once required to get permission from the US Department of Justice to enact voting laws have been free to implement limits to voting that activists say could have a negative impact on the 2016 presidential elections.

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Root Causes of
Extremist Violence
Remain Unaddressed
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - A year ago on June 17, a young White supremacist gunned down nine Black parishioners at a historic church in Charleston, S.C., marking the violent start to a lethal year of extremist violence in the United States.

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New Civil Rights Data
Shows Persistent Inequalities
in U.S. Schools
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Inequality in SchoolsBlack students were more likely to receive out-of-school suspensions and less likely to enroll in top-scoring elementary or middle schools than were white students in a recently released report.

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Foolish Words in the
Wake of Tragedy
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – The cretin who took an assault weapon into Pulse, an Orlando nightclub, on “salsa night” is beneath contempt.

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What Really Matters?
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – In 1991, Latasha Harlins was shot in the back of her head and killed by Soon Ja Du, a Korean store owner in Los Angeles, who received a $500.00 fine, 400 hours of community service, and five years’ probation, from Judge Joyce Karlin, who ignored the penalty of 16 years in prison for voluntary manslaughter.

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'We Stand With the People of Orlando'


 
Heavy Fighting Reported on
Ethiopian Border with Eritrea
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - In a region that once saw the one of the bloodiest wars in African history, claiming thousands of lives between 1998 and 2000, the sounds of fighting were heard again this week on Sunday with heavy artillery reported close to a civilian area, according to multiple sources.

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Ebony and Jet Magazines
Have Been Sold
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Johnson Publishing Co. of Chicago has sold Ebony and Jet magazines for an undisclosed price to Clear View Group LLC, an Austin, Texas-based private equity firm, to pay down debt and to concentrate on Fashion Fair Cosmetics.

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One in 500 African-Americans
Living With Sickle Cell Disease
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. The disease causes red blood cells to function abnormally. The cells become rigid and curve into sickle shapes.

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Pray for Peace and
Work for Justice
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – To become a parent, it is often said, is to allow your heart to go walking around outside your body. In many ways, the essence of fatherhood is protection.

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After Orlando, Drive Out
Hate With Light and Love
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Orlando now will be added to the haunting list — Newtown, Conn., Virginia Tech, San Bernardino, Calif., Charleston, S.C., Aurora, Colo. and more. USA Today provides a graphic of 310 mass killings since 2006 (with four or more dead), the dots tracking across the nation.

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Hatred
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – If one accepts the fact that there’s no excuse or rationale for abject hatred that promotes or justifies the murder of any human being, then the hate-based murder of 49 innocent souls in Orlando is incomprehensible.

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