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Capitol Hill Committee
Questions Bank Branch
Closures in Black America
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - In recent weeks, key Capitol Hill committees held hearings with CEOs of some of the nation’s largest commercial banks.

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U.S. Treasury Funding
Boosts Black-owned Bank
in Helping Minorities
and Lower-Income Communities
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The year 2022 is proving to be a big year for B. Doyle Mitchell Jr., president and CEO of Industrial Bank, based in the nation's capital.

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The Reparations Debate
Continues as Advocates
Push for Broader
Societal Acceptance
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - For the more than 400 years that Americans of African descent have been in America, Whites generally have never come to terms with enslaving millions of Black people – America’s original sin - or what to do with them in the aftermath.

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Black Wombs Matter:
See Aftershock
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Did you know that Black women are three or four times more likely to die from childbirth complications than white women?

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Financial Fairness at Risk
with Proposed TD Bank-
First Horizon Merger
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - As banks grow larger through mergers and focus on growing online and mobile services, serious concerns emerge on how fair and how accessible banking will be to traditionally underserved Black and Latino communities.

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JOHNSON C. SMITH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
BUILDS REPARATIONS PLANNING CAPACITY WITH
$90,000 GRANT AWARD FROM SOME OF OUR PROMINENT TRUSTS
INCLUDING THE FORD FOUNDATION AND THE HENRY LUCE FOUNDATION

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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - ATLANTA, GA.– October 12, 2022. Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary (JCSTS) has been awarded grants totaling $90,000.00 by some of our national’s most prominent trusts including the Ford Foundation and the Henry Luce Foundation. The yearlong grant will enable JCSTS to convene national conversations that test the interest and capacity of diverse organizations in developing sustainable approaches to Reparations.

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Leading Clergy Call on
Congress to Act on Poverty
Before Mid-term Elections
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - A melting pot of religious leaders has gathered in a congressional briefing to discuss the 140 million poor and low-income people living in poverty across the United States, and to call on Congress to act upon it.

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Donovan Lewis Becomes Yet
Another Unarmed Black Man
Killed by Police
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - On August 30th, 20-year-old Donovan Lewis woke up to a bright weapon light searing into his room, the sounds of a barking K-9 outside his bedroom door and the burning sensation of a bullet entering his chest as he was getting up to greet the three Ohio police officers that stood inside his apartment complex at 2:30 in the morning.

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Mixed Emotions Stirred
in Africa at the Passing
of Queen Elizabeth
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The passing of Queen Elizabeth II has not gone unremarked in Africa where local television and radio stations interrupted normal broadcasting in order to relay events happening in the United Kingdom.

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Some Politicians Confuse
Freedom with Irresponsibility
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - As extreme weather caused floods in Kentucky, collapse of the water system in Jackson Mississippi, and the savage destruction of central Florida – to say nothing of fires and drought and a growing water shortage in the West – we ought to agree on two simple realities: America faces a growing challenge from both catastrophic climate change and a growing infrastructure deficit that is putting lives and communities at risk.

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This November, Unite to
Defend the Black Vote
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Right before our last national elections in 2020, thousands of Black voters in Detroit got a call from someone posing as a woman named “Tamika Taylor.” She warned them that if they voted, the government would collect their personal information and come after them for credit card debt, outstanding warrants, even forced vaccinations.

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The Real Deal
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(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Before I jump into the main subject of this week’s article, I would like to remind you that political campaigns are a costly endeavor. Real support for your chosen candidate(s) is best demonstrated with a campaign contribution.

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