Wednesday 20 September 2017
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Category: Hot News, Local News, Politics, Top Stories


Juanita Perez Williams Wins Democratic Primary

Juanita Perez Williams won the Democratic Party nomination Tuesday night, paving the way for her to possibly become the first Latina mayor...

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the sequester after a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House in Washington March 1, 2013. Obama pressed the U.S. Congress on Friday to avoid a government shutdown when federal spending authority runs out on March 27, saying it is the "right thing to do." 

Former President Barack Obama Assails President Trump’s Reversal of DACA

For the first time since leaving the White House in January, former President Barack Obama has issued a full statement in response to an...


Thousands of Ministers March for Justice and Peace, Against ‘Political Laryngitis’

By Alanté Millow –   ( – More than one thousand religious leaders from across the nation gathered...


Dick Gregory, Trailblazing Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Passes

By Staff –   Dick Gregory, a trailblazing comedian and civil rights activist, passed away on Aug. 19 at the age of 84. “It...

anti-hate protesters - charlottesville

Woman Killed at White Nationalist Rally in Virginia

By Frederick H. Lowe –   ( – Police today arrested the driver of a car that plowed into two parked cars...

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Justice Department’s Assault on Affirmative Action Signals Aggressive Roll Back on Civil Rights

News Analysis By Brenda Shum –   ( – The Justice Department’s recent decision to assemble a team of...


Update: Appeals Court Delays Former Speaker Sheldon Silver’s Retrial

By Staff   (Update – Aug. 3) – The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has decided former Assembly Speaker Sheldon...


Onondaga County Justice Center Agrees to Stop Solitary Confinement of Juveniles

By Staff –   The New York Civil Liberties Union and Legal Services of Central New York have reached an agreement with the...

Ron Busby Sr., president/CEO of the U. S. Black Chamber, Inc. and his son, Ron Jr. Ron Jr. says his path has been eerily similar to his father's, simply by listening and observing. PHOTO: Ewoma Ogbaudu Photography

Black Millennials Honor the Lessons from Their Fathers – And Father Figures

By Hazel Trice Edney and Alanté Millow –      ( – Ron Busby Jr. was only in elementary school when...

CBC Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-La.)

Congressional Black Caucus, Lawmakers Slam Trump Budget

By Barrington M. Salmon –   “President Trump’s budget is based on the ill-advised idea that the poor can pull themselves up...