Wednesday 23 August 2017
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Category: Featured News, Politics, State/National News


Steve Bannon is Out at the White House, NAACP Applauds Exit

By Frederick H. Lowe –   ( – Stephen K. Bannon, who some Black leaders called a White supremacist while...

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Mayor Miner, Leaders Call on Trump to Preserve DACA Program

By Staff –   Mayor Stephanie Miner has joined more than 100 mayors and local leaders from across the U.S. in calling on...


Syracuse NAACP Calls on DeFrancisco to Apologize for Defending Trump

By Staff –   The NAACP of Syracuse and Onondaga County has called upon New York State Sen. John DeFrancisco, R- Syracuse, to...


Trump Forced to Denounce KKK Monday, Retracts Statements Tuesday

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – President Donald Trump, under pressure from civil rights leaders and his...

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Woman Killed at White Nationalist Rally in Virginia

By Frederick H. Lowe –   ( – Police today arrested the driver of a car that plowed into two parked cars...


Alfonso Davis shut out from Democratic primary in Syracuse mayoral race

By Satoshi Sugiyama –   The Onondaga County Board of Elections has disqualified Democrat Alfonso Davis from the Syracuse...

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Justice Department’s Assault on Affirmative Action Signals Aggressive Roll Back on Civil Rights

News Analysis By Brenda Shum –   ( – The Justice Department’s recent decision to assemble a team of...


Election Races to Watch: Kenya, Rwanda, Angola

( – Major elections are taking place in three African nations this month: in oil giant Angola, East African...


Raymond Blackwell Removed from Ballot in Syracuse’s Mayoral Race

By Staff –   Two Democratic candidates for mayor, Joe Nicoletti and Juanita Perez, have challenged three other...

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Black Police Executives Reject Trump Encouragement to Rough Up Suspects

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – The Nation’s premier association of Black police executives –...