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Charging Forward, Changing the World in the Context of King

News Analysis By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – In the years since his assassination I have been troubled by...

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A View Inside: Syracuse Police Department Holds Civilian Training for City Residents

By Daphne Ramsey   Editor’s note: Participants’ names and likeness have been withheld at the request of the Syracuse Police...

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President Obama Calls for Unity in Farewell Speech; Says Americans Must Work to Mend Racial Divide

By Staff   President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address to the nation on Jan. 10, acknowledging both the achievements and...

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Law Professors, NAACP Protest Sessions’ Nomination as AG

By Frederick H. Lowe   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Some 1,330 law professors from 178 law schools in 49 states has petitioned Sen....

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Gov. Cuomo Proposes Free Tuition at New York State Colleges

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a plan to make college tuition-free for middle class families at SUNY and CUNY two- and...

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Top Black Press Stories of 2016 Reveal Need for Clear Black Agenda

By Hazel Trice Edney   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – As the Obama era comes to a close, a snapshot of the top Black press stories of the...

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How Repealing the Affordable Care Act Will Affect African Americans

News Analysis By Glenn Ellis   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Racism has historically had a significant, negative impact on the health...

President Barack Obama signs the Every Student Succeeds Act into law on Dec. 10, 2015. He said, "With this bill, we reaffirm that fundamentally American ideal—that every child, regardless of race, income, background, the zip code where they live, deserves the chance to make of their lives what they will." PHOTO/U. S. Department of Education

NNPA Awarded $1.5 Mil from Gates Foundation to Promote Every Student Succeeds Act

(TriceEdneyWire.com) The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) announced it has received a $1.5 million grant from the Bill...

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Syracuse-Onondaga County NAACP Names 2017-18 Board Members

By Daphne Ramsey   The Syracuse-Onondaga County chapter of the NAACP recently named its 2017-2018 branch officers and executive...

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Syracuse Bans Housing Discrimination in Ongoing Poverty Struggle

By Rodney Brown   A 2015 study titled the “Architecture of Segregation,” by The Century Foundation, found that Syracuse had the...