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To Be Equal…On the 100th Anniversary of Fannie Lou Hamer’s Birth, Find Inspiration to Fight for Voting Rights

MARC H. MORIAL

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – “You can pray until you faint, but unless you get up and do something, God is not going to put it in your lap.” – Fannie Lou Hamer

To Be Equal …NFL must ‘provide a better platform’ on racism and criminal justice reform

MARC H. MORIAL

(TriceEdneyWire.com)—“We want to make sure we are understanding what the players are talking about, and that is complex.”—National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell

To Be Equal …Fake math fuels Trump’s lopsided, lousy tax reform

MARC H. MORIAL

(TriceEdneyWire.com)—“Rightful taxation is the price of social order. In other words, it is that portion of the citizen’s property which he yields up to the government in order to provide for the protection of all the rest. It is not to be wantonly levied on the citizen, nor levied at all except in return for benefits conferred.”—Journal of the Senate of the State of Ohio, Dec. 6, 1847

Racist extremism remains a crisis in the United States

MARC H. MORIAL

(TriceEdneyWire.com) —Now, therefore, be it resolved that Congress rejects White nationalism, White supremacy, and neo-Nazism as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contradictory to the values that define the people of the United States urges the President and his administration to speak out against hate groups that espouse racism, extremism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, and White supremacy; and use all resources available to the President and the President’s Cabinet to address the growing prevalence of those hate groups in the United States.—Congressional Joint Resolution signed

Racist extremism remains a crisis in the U.S.

“Now, therefore, be it resolved that Congress rejects White nationalism, White supremacy, and neo-Nazism as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contradictory to the values that define the people of the United States; and urges the President and his administration…

The Urban League aims to advance equity in education for all students

MARC H. MORIAL

(TriceEdneyWire.com)—“Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.” —Horace Mann