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Is Ferguson Tipping Point
for Black Youth Voters?
Michael Brown
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - A week before National Voter Registration Day Tuesday, September 23, civil rights leaders hope to increase African American youth voter turnout by citing the police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., a city where only 12 percent of registered voters turned out to vote in the last city council elections.

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Baptist President Sees
Renaissance in Black Community
Rev. Dr. Jerry Young
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - If the Rev. Dr. Jerry Young, the new president of the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc., has his way, things will change in the Black community from the leadership down to the grassroots.

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More Racial Insults:
Another NBA Owner Fouls Out
Michael Levenson
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Bruce Levenson has fouled out of the owner's box and will sell his controlling share of the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association after admitting to writing an e-mail that said whites do not attend Hawks games because they are afraid of blacks.

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Dollars Under Arrest
James Clingman
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Here’s an intriguing concept: Arrest the Black dollar. Say what, Jim? You read it correctly. We should arrest our dollars and charge them with neglect.

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Douglass Portrait in
Maryland Governor's Mansion
Frederick Douglass
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Maryland history will be made Sept. 15 when a portrait of Frederick Douglass – the first likeness of an African American to grace the walls of the governor’s residence in Annapolis – is unveiled.

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President Obama Addresses the Nation on the ISIL Threat


 
Former New Orleans Mayor
Reports to Prison
C. Ray Nagin
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - C. Ray Nagin, 58, former mayor of New Orleans, reported to a minimum-security federal prison in Texarkana, Texas, on Monday to begin serving a 10 year sentence after being convicted of public corruption, a spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service told The NorthStar News & Analysis.

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Report: Progress for
Back Men Stalled
Black arms through prison bars
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - From the U. S. president to millionaire athletes, these appear to be halcyon days for Black men. Forty years ago, only a fiction writer could imagine that the nation’s leader would ever be a person of color or that a Fortune 500 company like...

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Taking ISIS Out?
Julianne Malveaux
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - As President Obama says he is going to take ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) out. I wonder how many of us have been to that part of the world. I haven’t and I wonder if our visions would help us understand what is going on in that part of the world.

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The Time for Action on
Diversity Has Come
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Last week, in a highly choreographed, tightly organized presentation, Apple rolled out the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. With the spotlights on and a global audience, Apple paraded a lineup of six white men to present its new products.

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Will They Ever
Learn?
Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq.
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – I wanted to get off the subject of domestic violence, but these athletes just won’t help. The problem isn’t just Ray Rice, Ray McDonald or other abusive players in the NFL.

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Part II: Lessons of Ferguson:
Criminal Justice System on Trial
Marc Morial
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – The funeral is over. The protests have died down. The lax and listless wheels of justice in Ferguson, Missouri are beginning to turn.

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