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Thursday 23 November 2017
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Aretha Franklin to Headline Syracuse Jazz Fest 2015

Legendary Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin will perform Saturday, July 18, at the 33rd edition of the M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest on the...

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President Obama’s Speech at Selma

Saturday, President Obama, the First Family, and former President George W. Bush joined thousands of Americans at the foot of the Edmund...

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President and First Lady Launch “Let Girls Learn” Initiative

By Staff   President Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama, announced a new “Let Girl’s Learn” U.S. Government Initiative...

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Justice Department Report Mirrors Ferguson Citizens’ Frustration With Police

The tragic killing of 18 year-old African-American Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri by a white police officer happened six months ago,...

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Keystone XL Bill Gets Quick Veto from President Obama

By Staff President Obama’s third veto in his six years in office came Tuesday when he quickly killed the Keystone XL pipeline legislation...

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Democrat and Republican Senators Join Forces to Overhaul Prison Sentencing Guidelines

By Lynette Holloway In what could be a boon for communities of color, Democratic and Republican Senators from New Jersey to Illinois to...

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Numbers of Students receiving School Breakfast have risen, but some Schools drop out; New York City lags behind

By Staff Reporter (Albany, NY) – Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) recently released its annual national school breakfast...

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Black leaders to President Obama: Speak ‘More Forcefully’ on Race Issues

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – In 1903, author, orator and public intellectual W.E.B. Dubois stated, “The problem of the Twentieth Century...

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Syracuse University announces Self-Imposed Ban on Basketball Program

Syracuse University announced it has notified the NCAA it will institute a self-imposed post-season ban for the men’s basketball...

Charlie Sifford was the first African-American golfer to play in PGA sanctioned golfing events.

Golfer Charlie Sifford, First African-American to Play in PGA Dies

by staff reporter Golfer, Dr. Charles L “Charlie” Sifford died Tuesday at the golden age of 92, according to the Professional...