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Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and his wife, Jacqueline, receives the Phoenix Award for Lifetime Achievement from CBCF Board Chair Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas); U. S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and U. S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill) PHOTO: Roy Lewis/Trice Edney News Wire

CBCF Phoenix Awards Dinner Revives Political Titans of Black America

  By Hamil R. Harris – The Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference concluded with the 48th Annual Phoenix...

Consumers Boycott Nike Over Colin Kaepernick Campaign, Still Might Be a Win for Nike

Colin Kaepernick is an ex NFL quarterback and an activist, and he’s now the newest face of Nike’s “Just Do It”...

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NY-Based Biotech Startup Magnolia Neurosciences Launches With $31 Million Investment

A new biotech company based in New York is getting the chance to launch with $31 million from investors. According to Xcomony, Magnolia...

New York State Fair Breaks Attendance Records, Highlights Tech, and Offers Good Eatin’

Every summer, the Great New York State Fair attracts visitors to the Syracuse area. Americans drive the most during this season, clocking...

ClimateChange

Communities across New York State calling on Governor Cuomo, all NY elected officials to “Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice”

By Staff – Several communities across New York state are announcing plans for a series of coordinated events around September 8...

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Glider Trucks May Continue To Make It Past EPA Regulations

High-polluting freight trucks may make it past EPA regulations. According to Popular Science, the Environmental Protection Agency has been...

Urban Delights Produce Reopens at Downtown Syracuse Farmers Market

The Syracuse Downtown Farmers Market returned for the summer in June for its 46th annual season. This week, it saw a stand run by local...

Syracuse Bridge Collapsed Just 13 Months After It Passed Inspection With Cracks

On July 5, two 60-foot decorative portions of the rail bridge over West Onondaga Street collapsed, raining concrete onto the road below....

Keeping Up With The Cyclists: The Adirondacks

It seems the Adirondacks has finally joined the cycling world; with Iowa’s RAGBRAI ([Des Moines] Register’s Annual Great Bicycle...

Doctor with cancer patient

Many Breast Cancer Patients Aren’t Getting Follow-Up Imaging, Study Shows

It’s recommended that women receive periodic mammograms after they’ve been treated for early-stage breast cancer. But according...