Wabash College’s Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies

By A. Peter Bailey (TriceEdneyWire.com) – When I first met three students from Wabash College who had driven to Washington, DC to attend the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, I admit to being surprised when told that they were members of the college’s Malcolm X Society. I had heard…

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Bishop William J. Barber II To Meet Pope Francis At The Vatican On Thanksgiving Day

By Cash Michaels, The Wilmington Journal/NNPA Member In an exclusive interview with The Wilmington Journal, Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, the president of Repairers of the Breach, a nonpartisan, nonprofit social advocacy group, has confirmed that he and a delegation of “moral, workers’ rights, anti-poverty and ecological justice advocates…” will be meeting with Pope…

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New Career Book From Executive and Leadership Development Coach Tamara S. Raymond Helps Young Adults Find Their Way

Executive and Leadership Development Coach Tamara S. Raymond’s new book, Careering: The Pocket Guide to Exploring Your Future Career, aims to help high-school and college-age students land in the right career. Published by New York- and Hampton Roads-based Morgan James Publishing, it is for sale as an ebook now on popular bookselling sites and releases in…

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Simmons Announces the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities

Simmons announced  that its new College of Media, Arts, and Humanities will be named in remembrance and honor of the late journalist Gwen Ifill, one of the College’s most distinguished alumnae. With the announcement of the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities, Simmons also is previewing a significant redesign of its academic structure.The Gwen…

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Celebrating Good News

Dr. E. Faye Williams,  National President of the National Congress of Black Women, Inc. (TriceEdneyWire.com) – By now you know I look forward to the weekly opportunity of sharing my opinions with my readers.  I pray that they offer helpful, thought-provoking, and uplifting ideas. For several months, we have mostly had dreadful events about which to write. …

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The Case Against Steve Bannon

By Professor Damon L. Fordham, MA The following is the text of a speech given by Professor Fordham at the rally regarding the appearance of former Trump Administration Chief Strategist Steve Bannon at The Citadel on Thursday, November 9, 2017. It is reprinted here to inform the general public as to what Mr. Bannon represents.…

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Commission For Minority Affairs Chair On A Mission To Revitalize Agency

By Barney Blakeney For the past two years retired, Air Force MSgt. Ken E. Battle has chaired the S.C. Commission for Minority Affairs and he’s gotten off to a running start. Locally, the Jacksonville, Florida native has gained a reputation among the few publicly announced Black Republicans. But in his position as chair of the…

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Mental Health Town Hall Meeting Reveals Need For Increased Funding

By Barney Blakeney Charleston Sen. Marlon Kimpson November 11 held a town hall meeting to discuss mental health issues in our community. It’s an issue that doesn’t just affect the Black community, he said, but one that transcends race, economic and social status. However, it is one to which government has given too little priority. The…

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“That Holiday Book Sale” is set for December 1-2 in Mt. Pleasant

Looking for some extra stocking stuffers this Christmas?  Shopping for Kwanzaa or a New Year’s Party?  Come shop the Charleston Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale, and support your library system for the holidays.  ‘That Holiday Book Sale’ is set for Friday, December 1st from 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m and Saturday, December 2nd from 9:00 a.m.…

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