Saturday 25 November 2017
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Category: Featured News, State/National News, Top Stories, World


CNN Video of ‘African Slave Market’ Sparks Outrage and Condemnation

( – Footage obtained by CNN of an alleged auction of young Africans at an open market in Libya sent shockwaves...

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NYS Association of Fire Chiefs Commits to Hosting Annual Conventions in Syracuse

By Staff –   The city has announced the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs has chosen Syracuse as the site of its...


Michael Grant Resigns from National Bankers Association

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – Michael A. Grant, who has gained a national reputation for his advocacy...

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Cosby Show Actor Earle Hyman Passes Away at 91

By Staff –   Earle Hyman, the actor best known for playing Bill Cosby’s father on “The Cosby Show,” passed...

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Rev. Jackson’s Diagnosis: Parkinson’s Disease – What it is and How it Affects African-Americans

By Glenn Ellis –   ( – Last week, civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., 76, revealed that he has...

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After Months of Uncertainty, Golden Corral Is Coming to Syracuse

After months of uncertainty, plans for a new Golden Corral in Syracuse are back on. According to, the popular buffet-style...

Honeywell To Complete Onondaga Lake Cleanup By November’s End

Honeywell has announced that after five years of work, the company will finally finish its cleanup of Onondaga Lake by the end of this...

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PBS to Air First Documentary Featuring HBCUs

By Clinique Mason –   PBS will air the first documentary regarding the nation’s HBCUs, titled “Tell Them We Are Rising: The...

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City Announces Annual “Share Your Story” Home for the Holidays Challenge

By Staff –   Mayor Stephanie Miner has announced the “Share Your Story” challenge, as part of the city’s annual Home for...


Maxine Waters Declares Trump Impeachment to be Her ‘Number One Priority’ – Says ‘impeachment resolutions’ will be unveiled

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – U. S. Rep. Maxine Waters says she has made the impeachment of President...