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Appeals for Peace as Nation
Awaits Grand Jury Decision
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Dr. Bernice King, the youngest daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who has led several nonviolence workshops in Ferguson, Mo., said this week that – despite the efforts of nonviolence trainers - she has deep concerns about what could happen once a grand jury decision is announced in the police killing of Michael Brown.

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Black Women's Roundtable
Meets With NFL's Goodell
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Members of the DC-based Black Women's Roundtable Public Policy Network (BWR) has convened a long-awaited meeting with National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Ferguson - Revolt vs. Revolution
– The Fire Next Time
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - As Americans anxiously await the decision from the Ferguson grand jury – nine white and three black- it is anticipated that it will return a “no bill” or decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the “murder” of Michael Brown.

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Black Enterprise Assigns
New Roles to Senior Executives
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Black Enterprise President and CEO Earl "Butch" Graves Jr. has named Derek T. Dingle (left) and Alfred Edmond Jr. as Chief Content Officers, a new focus for the multi-platform media company launched 44 years ago by Founder Earl Graves Sr. as a single-magazine publishing company.

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Voices from Abroad
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – In 2008, when President Obama launched his first campaign for the Presidency, we heard a multitude of voices expressing adoration for his candidacy.

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President Obama nominates Loretta Lynch for Attorney General


 
Lynch Likely to Be First Black
Woman Attorney General
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - President Obama’s nomination of New York federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to succeed Eric Holder as attorney general is drawing applause from national civil rights leaders. Despite her stellar reputation, it remains unclear whether Lynch will assume the same civil rights agenda that Holder is leaving unfinished.

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Election Confirms Difficulties
With New Voting Limits
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Thousands of voters from across the nation reported problems with voting during this General Election, stemming not only from a rash of restrictive voting laws but also from the administrative deficiencies of an outdated voting system, according to the Election Protection coalition of civil rights groups.

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New Boss at Virginia
State University
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Dr. Pamela V. Hammond is on track to become the first woman to lead Virginia State University in the school’s 132-year history, the Richmond Free Press has learned.

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Sen. Maj. Leader Mitch
McConnell is Without a Clue
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – In response to what he calls the president’s “war on coal,” Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell says, “I’m going to war with him.”

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Loretta Lynch
Deserves Confirmation
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – African-American women were excited about President Obama’s nomination of Loretta Lynch to replace Eric holder as Attorney General of the United States.

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Our Response to the
Political Landslide
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Relative to the “Tuesday Evening Massacre” by the Elephants over the Donkeys, in January 2009 I wrote an article that warned about our being complacent and resting on the mere fact that we had elected a Black President.

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