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How to put Puerto Rico back on its feet

Jesse Jackson

(TriceEdneyWire.com) — What obligations do we owe one another as Americans? What does patriotism and citizenship mean in practice? Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico has posed these questions. Americans should be dissatisfied with the way our federal government has…

Explaining Charlottesville to my 7-year-old

Nicole C

(TriceEdneyWire.com) — Because of my work in social justice, equity and inclusion many people believe that my children have an advanced, even adult-like understanding of these complex social issues. No. My children understand these issues the way any seven and…

The comedy of tragedy

(TriceEdneyWire.com) — I don’t often write about comedians, but the recent passing of my friend Dick Gregory reminded me of the very important role that comedians play in our lives. Not that Gregory was simply a comedian. He was so…

NAACP indispensible — CEO invaluable

Dr

(TriceEdneyWire.com) — Black people have fared best when our collective interests and goals are held paramount. We’ve made the greatest headway when our assumed leaders are guided by principles of self-sacrifice above self-aggrandizement. I pray that we have the wisdom…