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Members of Congress
Bid Farewell to a Giant
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - How do you bid farewell to a giant? That was the Herculean task congressional lawmakers faced on October 24, when they gathered in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall to honor Congressman Elijah Cummings, who had died exactly a week ago at age 68.

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Democrats, Republicans,
Presidents and Paupers
Remembered Elijah Cummings
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - He was a member of the United States Congress who was a hero on the streets of Baltimore. He was son of sharecroppers who became a political father of two Presidents.

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Groundbreaking for
Expanded African American
Civil War Museum
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - In the 400th year since the first enslaved Africans reached the shores of America, a groundbreaking in the nation’s Capital has begun a monumental $45 million expansion of a facility to honor Black veterans of the Civil War - slaves and descendants of slaves - who literally fought their way to freedom.

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Former Congressman John
Conyers Has Died at 90
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - John Conyers, Jr. the longest serving African American member of Congress and co-founder in 1969 of the Congressional Black Caucus, died Sunday in Detroit.

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Trump and the Politics
of the 2020 Census
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - A new report should raise alarms about the upcoming 2020 Census. According to the Pew Research Center, the good news is that the overwhelming majority of Americans are aware of the census, and over eight in 10 say they are likely to participate.

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Maya Rockeymoore-Cummings Speaks
at Rep. Cummings' Funeral


 

 
Harriet Movie
Features a Model of
Courage for Today
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - For a nation built on truth, abolitionist, freedom fighter, ex-slave Harriet Tubman should have the acclaim of a Paul Revere, or Patrick Henry whose courageous lines “Give me Liberty or Give me Death” guided the American Revolution.

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Nooses, Lynching,
and Racial Intimidation
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Are the use of nooses as symbols of intimidation rising in the workplace? Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) data says that reports of racism and discrimination are on the rise.

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Lawmakers: End Income
Inequality and the Growing and
Persistent Racial Wealth Gap
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - For more than 40 years, the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) has served as a mechanism for the federal government to hold banks and other depository institutions accountable for meeting the credit needs of low and moderate income (LMI) neighborhoods.

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Trump Is Not Alone
in Failing to Understand
a Real Lynching
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Donald Trump’s use of the term “lynching” to describe the ongoing impeachment inquiry in the House naturally sparked bipartisan outrage.

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My Problem With
the CBCF and
ASALH Conferences
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - During the past 20 years I have attended numerous of the annual conferences hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH).

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Decent: A Word
Rarely Heard
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Decent is a word we rarely hear—especially in Washington, but in the past few days, it was used frequently when describing the late Congressman Elijah Cummings.

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