Author Archives: Dr. E. Faye Williams

  • For the General Welfare

    TriceEdneyWireService.com  – A few years ago I had a chance to travel to Petaluma, California as a private citizen on personal business. Little did I know and hardly could I have imagined what might be going on there in the processing and preparation of the food that I and thousands ...

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  • ADAM SILVER DESERVES THAT NAACP AWARD!

    Statement by National Congress of Black Women’s Chair, Dr. E. Faye Williams in response to the NBA Commissioner’s decision today on the case of Clippers’ owner, Donald Sterling’s racist remarks: Washington, DC – Having graduated from Grambling State ...

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  • PLESSY REDUX

    TriceEdneyWireService.com – Often the most insignificant, simple statements ring the truest in our lives. Appropriately, that well-worn admonition, "It's the little things that will kill you," rings true as I survey my world this week. I should, ...

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  • Dog Whistling Along

    Washington, DC– TriceEdney I remember my first exposure to a dog whistle. It was an interesting little tool that was often used maliciously by the young boys in my neighborhood. On an otherwise tranquil afternoon when, as the old folks said, "Nothing was stirring", it ...

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  • Proud to be Our Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper

    TriceEdney – On Thursday, February 27th, I proudly stood with those who came to the White House to celebrate President Barack Obama’s official announcement of "My Brother's Keeper". A lot of people had waited for this announcement for a very long time. I met people who ...

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  • Reflections on a Dreamer

    TriceEdneyWireService — During the period of December-January of each year, the holidays speed through in rapid succession, leaving little time for measured thought and peaceful contemplation. First, comes the joy of Christmas and the associated effort to demonstrate our love of friends ...

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  • Return of the Vassal State

    (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The medieval vassal state was legend for the disparity established between haves and have-nots. Feudal lords routinely ruled their serfs without compassion or regard for their humanity. It was customary for feudal lords to live and feast in the lap of luxury while ...

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  • Dr. E. Faye Williams…’ISaid Nothing’

    (TriceEdneyWire.com) – I have conversations with hundreds of people on any given week.  I hear some complaining – often for the sake of complaining.  I hear some talking about what others should be doing.  I hear some saying, “I heard what was said; I saw what ...

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