Category: Featured News, State/National News

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The Ammunition We Need Now More Than Ever – Black Newspapers

News Analysis By Oscar H. Blayton –   Editor’s Note: The following is the first in a series of three articles discussing...

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Gov. Cuomo Activates State Emergency Operations Center In Preparation for Winter Storm

By Staff –   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has activated the State Emergency Operations Center to prepare and respond to the...

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Harvard Law Review Elects First Black Woman as President

By Zenitha Prince   ImeIme Umana, one of four daughters born to Nigerian immigrants, was elected as the 131st president of the Review...

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Study: African-Americans Are 12x More Likely to Be Wrongfully Convicted

By Staff   When it comes to crime in the modern United States, there are a lot of common misconceptions. For instance, even though...

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SCSD School Board Formally Appoints Jaime Alicea as Superintendent

By Staff –   The Syracuse City School District school board has voted to formally appoint Jaime Alicea as full-time...

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City Declares March 6 “Ghana Independence Day”

By Staff –   Mayor Stephanie Miner welcomed members of the Syracuse Ghanaian-American community to City Hall recently, to...

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Officials Respond to Threats Aimed at Syracuse and Rochester JCCs

By Staff –   The Jewish Community Center of Syracuse, in Dewitt, and the Jewish Community Center in Brighton, N.Y., near...

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FBI Asked to Investigate Hanging Death of a Muslim Man

By Frederick H. Lowe   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The Council of American-Islamic Relations in Seattle has asked the FBI to...

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City Management Analyst Announces Bid for Common Council

By Staff   City management analyst Kyle Madden has formally announced his bid for Syracuse Common Councilor-at-large. Madden will seek...

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SCSD Students Make Gains During First Half of School Year

By Staff   Syracuse City School District students made gains in STAR ELA and Math Assessments during the first half of the school...