There’s No Need to Complain

By Hakim Abdul-Ali The living experience is full of tests, ordeals, disappointments and unimaginative upheavals for every created “hue-man” soul in the universe, including me and you. There’s no denying that in any shape, manner or form. To further illustrate that point, something occurred on my watch last week where I had to reflect on…

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Will a Woman Be President in 2020?

By Julianne Malveaux (TriceEdneyWire.com) – In a most unusual endorsement, the New York Times has endorsed both Senators Elizabeth Warren (MA) and Amy Klobuchar (MN) for the Democratic nomination for President. Apparently, the Editorial Board of the Times disagrees with Senator Bernie Sanders (VT), who allegedly told Warren that a woman could not win the…

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States Sue to Stop Changes to Food Stamps Program

Special from NorthStarNewsToday.com (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Fourteen states and the District of Columbia have filed a federal lawsuit to prevent the Trump Administration from cutting off nearly 700,000 Americans from participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program under new, more restrictive guidelines they have proposed that will take effect later this year. The lawsuit filed by…

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New Special Exhibitions Now Open at the Gibbes Museum of Art

Two new special exhibitions are now on display at the Gibbes Museum of Art.  Central to Their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection and A Return to the Grand Tour: Micromosaic Jewels from the Collection of Elizabeth Locke will be on display in galleries 8 and 9 respectively from January 17 – May 3, 2020. “We’re excited to…

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Family Fun and Free Haircuts Planned at Charleston School Choice Fair

Families are invited to celebrate all of South Carolina’s education options and explore Charleston area schools and local businesses at the Education Choice Fair and School Supply Giveaway on Saturday, Jan. 25. The free event is one of South Carolina’s largest planned celebrations during National School Choice Week. The Education Choice Fair and School Supply…

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Ghana’s Year Of Return Brings Call To Broaden Scope

When Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo pronounced 2019 as the Year of Return, his words resounded with warmth and joy to all people of African descent. So began a year-long calendar of events including concerts, art shows, visits to heritage sites, fashion shows, movie premieres and creative economy and trade conferences, organized on the occasion of…

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EXCLUSIVE: 40 Years of Cathy Hughes’ Leadership at Urban One

By Keith L. Alexander OXON HILL, Md. – Inside the illuminated MGM National Harbor towering over the Potomac River, the 3,000-seat theater slowly fills with African Americans donned in tuxedos and gowns as Hollywood’s and New York’s top entertainers mix with some of Washington, D.C.’s bourgeoisie including politicians and business leaders. All have gathered to…

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