Thursday 18 January 2018
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Category: Featured News, Politics, State/National News

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Senators Kamala Harris and Cory Booker Join Powerful Judiciary Committee

By Frederick Lowe –   ( – Senator Kamala Harris (D-California) and Senator Cory Booker (D-New Jersey)...


Black Economic Forecast for 2018: Fight Back With Dollars and Votes

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – Galvanizing people to spend money with Black-owned businesses, make deposits...

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Independent Mayor Of Syracuse Meets Andrew Cuomo In NYC

Ben Walsh, mayor of Syracuse, traveled to New York City for the first time since being elected, and while there he spoke with the mayor of...

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Common Councilor Khalid Bey Seeks Appointment of Lanessa Owens to Hudson’s Vacant Seat

By Staff –   Syracuse Common Councilor Khalid Bey is seeking the appointment of Lanessa Owens, director of the New Start...


Trump’s First Year in Office Marked by Controversy and Protests

( – Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump took office, his presidency started generating controversy. Photographs...

Mayor-elect Ben Walsh and his deputy mayor, Sharon Owens speak with members of the media during press conference. Photo: Facebook

Frank Fowler Will Remain SPD Chief for One Year Following Miner’s Exit

By Staff –   Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler will remain police chief for one year following Mayor Stephanie Miner’s...

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Joint Center and 16 Organizations Press Doug Jones for Black Inclusion on Senate Staff

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – Senator-elect Doug Jones, who won his heated Alabama Senate race against...

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, January 24, on day two of the Trump Administration, Omarosa, assistant to President Trump and director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison, listens as Sean Spicer, White House Press Secretary, holds a briefing in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing of the White House. | ©2017 Photo by Cheriss May,

Omarosa’s Final Days at White House Full of Controversy, Accusations

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – Omarosa Manigault Newman, who has resigned under duress from her public...


NY Attorney General To Sue FCC Over Net Neutrality Rollback

“We will be filing a claim to preserve protections for New Yorkers and all Americans,” Schneiderman said in a press release,...

Newly-Appointed Deputy Mayor Sharon Owens

Sharon Owens Announced as Syracuse Mayor-Elect’s Deputy Mayor

On Friday, December 8, Syracuse Mayor-elect Ben Walsh announced that Sharon Owens was to be his Deputy Mayor. This is the first hire for...