Friday 21 September 2018
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Category: Business, Education, Featured News, State/National News


Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick Appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank Board

By Latoya Crowe   ( – The Federal Reserve System Board of Governors has elected Howard University President...

Family Car Dealership to Receive $2.5 Tax Exemption in Syracuse

A proposed Syracuse campus of vehicle dealerships will receive $2.5 million in tax exemptions from the city. The Maguire Family of car...


State Offers Employees Hotline in Advance of Minimum Wage Increase

By Staff   The New York State Department of Labor has launched a new ad campaign in advance of the state’s minimum wage...


City to Shut Down Marshall St. Parking Lot for Construction of SU’s New National Veterans Resource Complex

By Staff   The city has announced that the public parking lot at the corner of Marshall St. and S. Crouse Ave. will be replaced by the...

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New York State’s Minimum Wage to Increase By Dec. 31

By Staff   New York state’s minimum wage will increase throughout the state by Dec. 31. The state’s minimum wage will...


Chicago Defender’s Top Executives Resign Over Operating Differences With Owner

( – The Chicago Defender, the city’s largest African-American newspaper, has lost its two top executives...


Bias Hinders Diversity in Hiring for Environmental Organizations

By Anthony Advincula   ( — Diversity at the leadership level in the environmental sector remains low despite a...


Syracuse’s Unemployment Rate Remains Flat in November

By Staff   Syracuse’s unemployment rate remained flat, at 4.6 percent, from October of 2016 to November of 2016, according to...

President Barack Obama signs the Every Student Succeeds Act into law on Dec. 10, 2015. He said, "With this bill, we reaffirm that fundamentally American ideal—that every child, regardless of race, income, background, the zip code where they live, deserves the chance to make of their lives what they will." PHOTO/U. S. Department of Education

NNPA Awarded $1.5 Mil from Gates Foundation to Promote Every Student Succeeds Act

( The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) announced it has received a $1.5 million grant from the Bill...


Carol H. Williams to Be Inducted into Advertising Hall of Fame

( – The American Advertising Federation has announced that Carol H. Williams will be inducted into the Advertising...