Politics & Law

2010 Census Omitted 3.7 Million Blacks – Nearly Five Times Its Original ‘Undercount’ Claims

By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) – A special report released by the National Urban League reveals that the U. S. Census Bureau omitted at least 3.7 million African-Americans from its 2010 count, nearly five times the 800,000 “undercount” that the bureau has long reported. Largely due to the Coronavirus, the sluggish response to the 2020…

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Rep. JA Moore Calls on SC Superintendent to Waive Standardized Testing Regardless of US Dept.’s Decision

As the 2020-2021 school year approaches, Rep. JA Moore (D-Berkeley) is calling on State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman to waive standardized testing regardless of whether or not the US Department of Education approves of it. “The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted our education system,” Rep. Moore stated in a letter to Superintendent Spearman on…

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Opposition To Prime Minister Swells After Murder Of Popular Protest Singer

Ethiopian protest singer and revered musician Hachalu Hundessa sang about love and unity, recalled his friend Amensisa Ifa, raising issues that many would not dare to raise. He addressed issues of marginalization – capturing the struggles and frustrations of his Oromo people who faced efforts by successive Ethiopian regimes to destroy the Oromoo language, exploit…

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Native Charlestonian Jade Simmons Running For President 2020

By Beverly Gadson-Birch Jade Simmons, a graduate of St. Andrew’s High School, has decided to enter the 2020 Presidential race as an unaffiliated independent.  After graduating from high school, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Music (Piano) from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois and a master’s degree from Rice University, Houston, Texas. Jade is the…

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Confederate Statues Being Toppled in Richmond

Special from the Richmond Free Press (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Goodbye, “Stonewall” Jackson. So long, J.E.B. Stuart, Matthew Fontaine Maury and maybe A.P. Hill. The removal of city-owned statues of those Confederates and other champions of slavery and White supremacy has begun with the bronze statue of Confederate Gen. Jackson hauled from the perch it has occupied…

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Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Donates $50,000 to National Urban League

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. will donate $50,000 to the National Urban League to aid the civil rights organization’s youth programming, the fraternity announced July 3. The fraternity’s International President, Micheal E. Cristal, made the announcement during a video interview with National Urban League President, Marc Morial. “As A Brotherhood of Conscious Men Actively Serving…

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SC Law Firms, Charleston Legal Expand Pro Bono Legal Clinic Statewide to Help Small Businesses & Nonprofits Navigate Pandemic’s Economic Impact

July 1, Charleston Legal Access, along with law firms Nelson Mullins and Jackson Lewis, announced they will expand their South Carolina Virtual Legal Clinic statewide to assist small business owners and nonprofits. Initially launched at the end of May to help those in the Lowcountry region, the clinic offers pro bono legal consultations to help…

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