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Justice Advocate Kemba Smith Credits Prayer, ‘Pressure from the Black Community’ for Her Freedom 

PHOTO: Alanté Millow/Trice Edney News Wire--Activist Kemba Smith pose for a photo with Elder Cheryl Mercer after a prayer brunch at Greater Mount Calvary Holy Church. Internationally known for her nightmarish incarceration and victorious release from prison, Smith now spreads a message of hope. ...

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Lupus Still Disparately Affects Black Women

By Glenn Ellis ( - Many chronic diseases are the result of the body's immune system mistakenly perceiving that the body is under attack from foreign bodies. A counterattack is then launched -- an inflammatory response meant to vanquish the intruder. In reality, the immune system has misinterpreted the threat and is actually attacking the body's own cells and tissue. Immune system disorder ...

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Black Lawyers Oppose Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

  By Frederick H. Lowe Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from ( - The U.S. Senate has scheduled a vote this week on the nomination of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, but the National Bar Association, the nation’s largest organization of black attorneys, judges and law students, has urged the S ...

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Dr. Bernice King tells gathering to “rise above” anger and animus

By Barrington M. Salmon ( - The Rev. Dr. Bernice A. King, at the close of Women’s History Month, electrified an audience of men and women at the National Press Club, challenging them to rise above bickering with people with whom they may have political and cultural disagreements and find common ground – including with President Donald Trump. In a speech she called, “What Does the Black Li ...

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