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AME Church: Black Economic
Empowerment is 2015 Goal
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, he and other protestors had won passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Therefore, his agenda had turned toward the next major issue - economic empowerment for Black people.

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Report: 'Staggering Inequality'
of Incomes Decried by MLK
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Income inequality, one of the issues that so troubled the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., is again front and center in today’s news. A new report on the topic has come up with figures that even caught the financial community by surprise.

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Boko Haram Commits
'Deadliest Massacre Yet'
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The northern Nigerian town of Baga was devastated over the weekend by a surprise raid conducted by Boko Haram insurgents apparently aimed at a major military base constructed there.

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In Paris and Abduja
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – One could not help but be impressed by the millions that turned out in Paris to stand against the Islamist terrorists who killed workers at the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo and four others at a kosher grocery store.

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What's in a Million?
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Exactly what is there in one million Black folks united in their will and purpose?

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President Obama's 2015 State of the Union Address



 
Reparations Conference
Scheduled for New York
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Growing outrage surrounding homicides of unarmed African-American men by police and the refusal by grand juries to indict the officers has sparked new interest about the reparations movement in the United States, according to Don Rojas, spokesman for the Institute of the Black World 21st Century, which is hosting a reparations conference April 9-12 in New York.

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Black Leaders Chide Scalise for
Speaking to White Supremacists
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Leaders of two Black civil rights organizations have chided and requested a meeting with House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), recently accused of having spoken before a White supremacist group.

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New CBC Chair Declares Black
America in 'State of Emergency’
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - U. S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.), the 24th chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, is taking the reins of the CBC at a pivotal moment in Black history.

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Acknowledging the Real
Dr. Martin Luther King
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Another celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday has come and gone. And those who claim to be committed supporters of Dr. King and his legacy, as usual, remained mute as that courageous warrior for equal rights, equal opportunity and equal justice for Black folks, was reduced to “I Have a Dream.”

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On Dr. King's Birthday,
We are Free, but Not Equal
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Next Monday is the national celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. Across the country this week, school children will read about the Dr. King’s dream.

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When Will Black
Lives Matter?
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - A few days ago, a most amazing event occurred in the United States! You may have heard about it.

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