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On King Holiday Commemoration:
Black Legislators Push Policies
for Economic Justice
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - It was three years ago that a group of national business leaders launched a movement called Black Wealth 2020 partially based on the economic vision articulated by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Government Shutdown
Impacting Well Beyond
Federal Employees
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - John E. DeFreitas began driving a taxicab when he was in college 40 years ago. The self-described ‘transportation specialist’ said he has watched what is now the longest federal government shutdown in U. S. history unfold and swallow up the lives of significant numbers of people.

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55-Member CBC
Vows ‘Course Correction’
for the Nation
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The Congressional Black Caucus of the 116th Congress, the largest ever in its 48-year history with 55 members, is billing itself as a powerful “course corrector” that will consistently fight for justice and against wrongs of the Trump Administration.

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The Government Shutdown
and the Collateral Damage
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - As I write this, our federal government has been shut down for 27 days.

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Economics, Not Electoral
Politics, is the Key to Success
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - At the risk of being accused of repeating myself, I will say once again that black people who live in the continent of North America (aka USA) continue to recognize the importance of maximizing their economic potential.

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Poverty Isn't a Privilege:
The White Man Is
Your Brother Too
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Writing to fellow clergy from a Birmingham Jail (The Negro Is Your Brother), Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - gravely concerned about all who were poor and experiencing inequality - said, "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

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Cash is Still King for
Most Black Consumers
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Cash is king. Well, er, let me modify that statement. It is still king with African-Americans, but other racial and ethnic groups are pulling out their debit and credit cards to pay for purchases, according to a Pew Research Center study.

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CIAA Tournament Moving
to Baltimore With Possible
$50 Million Economic Impact
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The board of directors of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), has announced that the men’s and women’s basketball games will be held in 2021, 2022 and 2023 at Royal Farms Arena, an 11,100-seat facility in downtown Baltimore, about a block away from the Baltimore Convention Center and a short distance from the popular Inner Harbor.

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Trump’s Flailing Will
Get More Desperate —
and More Dangerous
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Since the striking victories of Democrats up and down the ballot in 2018, President Donald Trump has been flailing more and more wildly.

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Shame and Shade
in Birmingham:
In Praise of Angela Davis
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - If anyone deserves a civil rights award, Angela Davis certainly does. The activist and scholar has been on the front lines of the civil rights movement all of her life.

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It's Your Money!
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - I know it’s your business where you spend your money, but I can’t help but wonder where many of us would be today if our ancestors like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Fannie Lou Hamer, Amelia Boynton Robinson, Medgar Evers, John Lewis, Rosa Parks, and a whole lot of our...

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