Wednesday 20 September 2017
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Category: Business, Education, Featured News, State/National News


New Financial Center Aims to Close Racial Wealth Gap – Starting with HBCUs

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – During the 2008 housing crisis, an estimated 7 million Americans lost...


Schumer Asks JetBlue to Expand Flights from Syracuse

By Staff –   U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer has recently asked JetBlue Airlines to expand flights from Syracuse to...


Time Inc. to Sell Majority of its Stake in Essence Magazine by Year’s End

( – Time Inc. has announced that it plans to sell a majority of its ownership in Essence magazine, the 47-year-old...


Wegmans Set to Launch New Grocery Delivery Option

By Staff –   Wegmans Food Markets will begin offering a new grocery delivery option for Syracuse customers on Aug. 15. The...

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Uber to Begin Operating at Syracuse Airport

By Staff –   The Syracuse International Airport has signed an agreement which will allow Uber to start providing transportation...

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Black Wealth 2020: New Economic Justice Movement Aims to ‘Turbo Charge’ Black Wealth in America

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – According to the following statistics, the economic condition of...


Why It Is Important to Support Minority-Owned Business Enterprises

Op/Ed By Me’Shae Brooks-Rolling  –   It started out as a Facebook conversation. Syracuse had just experienced another...


Upstate Venture Connect Announces 2017 Venture Ecosystem Awards Nominations

By Staff –   Upstate Venture Connect (UVC) has nominated several community leaders from the Syracuse area for 2017 Venture...

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Africa Among Top 10 Fastest-Growing Markets for Air Travel

( – Airline industry and ministry officials attending Aviation Festival Africa and Airports Show Africa heard some...

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Construction on New Student Housing Development Starts in Downtown Syracuse

Construction has started on a new crop of student housing rentals in the Syracuse area. Nationwide there are an estimated 115 million...