Wednesday 20 September 2017
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Category: Featured News, Local News, Politics


Juanita Perez Williams Hires Former Cuomo, Clinton Communications Strategist

By Staff –   Democratic mayoral candidate Juanita Perez Williams has added communications strategist Peter Kauffmann to her...

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Waters, Morial, Sanders Push “Black Wealth 2020″ as ‘Urgent’ Movement Spreads

By Hazel Trice Edney –     ( – Black Wealth 2020, a new movement aiming to change the course of...

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Thousands of Celebrities, Luminaries and Ordinary People Bid Dick Gregory Farewell

By Barrington Salmon –   ( – Several thousand mourners packed into a Landover, Md. church listened as...


Bias Against Hiring African-Americans Hasn’t Budged

( – Rates of discrimination against African Americans in field experiments of hiring did not decline from 1990 to...


City: No Blue-Green Algae Found in Syracuse Water Systems

By Staff –   The city has announced that testing conducted by the city of Syracuse Department of Water showed there was no...

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Former St. Louis Police Officer Acquitted in Fatal Shooting of Black Man

By Staff –   A former St. Louis police officer was cleared of first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a black man...


New Census Data Ranks Syracuse As 13th Worst American City For Poverty

On Thursday, September 14, the Census Bureau reported that, while poverty rates have improved across the United States, the poverty rate in...

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Political Advocacy Group to Host Launch Party and Fundraiser

By Staff –   Uplift Syracuse, a progressive political advocacy group, will host a launch party and fundraiser Thursday, Sept....


New York State AG Issues Consumer Alert After Equifax Breach

By Staff –   New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued a consumer alert following the report that Equifax...


U.S. Department of Justice Won’t Charge Officers in Freddie Gray Case

By Staff –   The U.S. Department of Justice will not bring charges against six Baltimore, Maryland officers who were involved...