Category: Editorial, Politics

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Syracuse’s First Black Mayor?

Op/Ed By Kofi Quaye –   Alfonso Davis appears to have concluded that Syracuse is ready for an African American to become mayor...

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Federal Judge Finds Texas Voter Law Discriminates Against Blacks

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that Texas’ 2011 voter photo ID law, the nation’s strictest, was...

MONROVIA, LIBERIA - AUGUST 21:  Residents of the West Point slum wait for food aid during the second day of the government's Ebola quarantine on their neighborhood on August 21, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. The government delivered bags of rice, beans and cooking oil to residents, who are forbidden from leaving the seaside slum, due to the Ebola outbreak in their community. More than 1,200 people have died due to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Trump Administration Ends Ebola Amnesty for West African Refugees

By Staff –   President Donald Trump has reportedly ended former President Barack Obama’s amnesty program for West African...

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Raymond Blackwell, 27, Becomes 7th Democrat in Syracuse Mayoral Race

The crowded race for Syracuse mayor just got another contender. Raymond Blackwell, an education reform activist and community organizer,...

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Trailblazing Judge Abdus-Salaam’s Death a Possible Suicide, Law Enforcement Officials Say

By Staff –   Judge Shelia Abdus-Salaam, who lived in Harlem and served on the New York State Court of Appeals, was found dead in...

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Trump’s Avoidance of Black Press Reveals Tense Relations

News Analysis By Paul Delaney   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Paul Delaney, a veteran print journalist, spent 23 years with The New...

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Al Sharpton to Host ‘First Major Gathering of African-Americans in the Donald Trump Era’

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – National Action Network (NAN), led by civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton, will convene its annual...

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Democratic Mayoral Candidate Alfonso Davis to Hold Town Hall Meeting

By Staff –   Syracuse Mayoral Candidate Alfonso Davis will hold a town hall meeting Saturday, April 15, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m....

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America’s Current Civil Rights Climate the Most Dangerous in Decades, Activists, Lawmakers Say

By Jane Kennedy   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – In a wide-ranging discussion on Capitol Hill among lawmakers, activists, policy experts...

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Gov. Cuomo Still Pushing Ahead With Controversial Consolidation Plan

A new proposal from Albany could reduce New York property taxes, but the plan comes with strings attached. This April, New York Governor...