Wednesday 23 August 2017
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Category: Education, Featured News, State/National News

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

“Life on Mars” Lands Its Poet Earthly Honors

By Frederick H. Lowe –   ( – The Library of Congress has named Tracy K. Smith, a Pulitzer Prize winner,...


Wegmans Set to Launch New Grocery Delivery Option

By Staff –   Wegmans Food Markets will begin offering a new grocery delivery option for Syracuse customers on Aug. 15. The...


Michelle Rice Named Interim GM of TV One after Sudden Exit of Brad Siegel

( Urban One CEO Alfred C. Liggins, today announced the transition of leadership at TV One. Effective immediately,...


Raymond Blackwell Removed from Ballot in Syracuse’s Mayoral Race

By Staff –   Two Democratic candidates for mayor, Joe Nicoletti and Juanita Perez, have challenged three other...

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Black Police Executives Reject Trump Encouragement to Rough Up Suspects

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – The Nation’s premier association of Black police executives –...

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SCSD Hosts “Preschool Summer Institute” for Educators

By Staff –   The Syracuse City School District has recently hosted a “Three-Year-Old Public Preschool Summer Institute” for...

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NAACP Applauds Failure of ‘Obamacare’ Repeal, Urges Health Care Protection ‘By Any Means Necessary’

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – Just out of its 108th annual convention in Baltimore, the NAACP hailed what it...

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Study: Police More Likely to Arrest Blacks and Hispanics During Traffic Stops

By Tom Abate –   ( – Researchers analyzing data from millions of traffic stops in the United States...

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Uber to Begin Operating at Syracuse Airport

By Staff –   The Syracuse International Airport has signed an agreement which will allow Uber to start providing transportation...


Honoring U. S. Greatness: Statue of Banking Pioneer Maggie L. Walker Unveiled in Richmond, Va.

By Saraya Wintersmith –   ( – Richmond residents and officials rejoiced Saturday morning as the...