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Innocence Project: 2018 Was
Record Year for Exonerations
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The Innocence Project reported in the most recent issue of its magazine that a record nine clients were exonerated and released from prison in 2018 for crimes they didn’t commit.

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High Court Sent Mixed Civil
Rights Signals at July 4th
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - On the eve of America’s celebration of its 243rd Independence Day, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down rulings that sent mixed messages to Civil Rights groups at a time when President Trump and Republicans hope to tilt the 2020 presidential elections their way.

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Will White House Council Act to
End Affordable Housing Crisis?
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Nearly 90 years ago, Kelly Miller (1863-1939), a Black sociologist and mathematician, said, “The Negro is up against the white man’s standard, without the white man’s opportunity.”

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Census Citizenship Question
Appears Blocked, for Now
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Civil rights groups and advocates for a fair census breathed a sigh of relief this week when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s “contrived” justification for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

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America’s Challenge:
Moving Toward Racial
Healing and Transformation
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Months after Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam came under fire for the racist images on his yearbook page from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1984, he remains in office, a battered and chastised, public figure.

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CENSUS CHAMPIONS — Jeri Green's Life-Long Crusade
to Reverse Historic Undercounts

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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jeri Green’s passion for the census is still sunrise bright. An outspoken champion of the concerns of African Africans and any people who have been diminished, marginalized or systemically undercounted, she is an enthusiastic and determined advocate for how participation in the census can contribute to healthier communities and a more equitable America.

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Nigeria Restores the Study
of History in Public Schools
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The government of Muhammadu Buhari is bringing back the teaching of history in all basic and secondary schools – ending a decade in which departments of history were dismantled or merged into other programs as having little earnings potential for the high school graduate.

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Regulatory Rollback on
Student Loans Takes
Away Borrower Protections
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Every Fourth of July celebrates this nation’s founding. But this year, only a few days before the annual freedom celebration, an ill-advised governmental action financially doomed rather than freed millions of student loan borrowers – as of July 1.

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Be Prepared for End-of-Life:
Have Conversations During
the ‘Good’ Times
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The entire lifespan of most African-Americans is consumed by efforts to stay alive: overcoming obstacles associated with societal injustice and inequality, and in many cases, institutional racism.

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Trump Did the Right Thing
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - In the last week, President Donald Trump suddenly reversed two major decisions. He announced he would not begin mass deportations of those who are living in the country illegally, which he previously threatened to do, and he pulled the plug on a bombing attack on Iran, even as the military jets were on the runway.

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Can You Believe It?
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Can you believe #45 who went to the White House with the help of Russians stood before the world and bragged about Frederick Douglas with no recognition of why Douglass didn’t celebrate the 4th of July?

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Running for Exposure
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Twenty-four people are running for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. From where I sit, at least half of them are only running for exposure, for the Vice-Presidential nod, for Cabinet secretary, to push a platform, or to simply be seen.

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