Thursday 22 February 2018
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Category: Hot News, Local News, Politics, Top Stories

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First Black Female Eastern District Judge and Former Syracusan Sandra Townes Passes

By Staff –   Federal Judge Sandra Townes, a former Syracuse judge, and the first black female judge appointed to the bench of...

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Access to Safe, Decent and Affordable Housing Threatened Across the Nation

By Charlene Crowell – ( – In recent days, threats to the nation’s housing finance system have emerged. At...

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Black Jobless Rate is Back Up in Less Than a Week

By Frederick H. Lowe – ( – Less than a week after President Donald Trump used his bully pulpit–The State...

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Mayor Walsh Delivers “State of The City” Address

By Staff –   Newly-elected Mayor Ben Walsh delivered the “State of the City” address at the Public Service...


Coalition of Black Organizations to Hold United Nations Protest Against Trump Insults February 15

( – #ProudAfricans, a coalition of African, Caribbean, and African-American human rights and professional...

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Uplift Syracuse Endorses Democratic Candidate Dana Balter for Congress

By Staff –   Uplift Syracuse, a progressive political advocacy group, has endorsed Democratic candidate Dana Balter for...

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At ‘Real State of Our Union’ Trump Derided for ‘White Nationalist’ Conduct

By Barrington M. Salmon – ( – In stirring comments that were more sermon than speech, the Rev. Dr. William...


In State of the Union: Trump Touts Low Black Unemployment While Swiping at NFL Players for Protesting Police Brutality

By Frederick H. Lowe – ( – These are the best of times for Black workers, President Donald Trump claimed...


Pelosi Assails Trump’s ‘Make America White Again’ Agenda as Some CBC Members Boycott His State of the Union Address

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – U. S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) has assailed President...

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CBC Chair Predicts Democratic Victory Because of Trump Chaos

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – U. S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), chair of the Congressional Black Caucus,...