Wednesday 23 August 2017
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Category: Hot News, Politics, State/National News, Top Stories


Gov. Cuomo Announces New Initiative to Combat Hate Crimes

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced several actions to protect civil rights and combat hate crimes in New York, which includes...


Momentum Building for Petition Stating ‘Steve Bannon Has No Business In The White House’

By Staff   Since the election results came in early on November 9, countless people have been protesting the decisions that...

WASHINGTON, D.C. Ñ On Monday, November 14, in the The James S. Brady Press Briefing Room, President Barack Obama held a briefing, giving at statement and answering questions from reporters. | @2016 Photo by Cheriss May,

As Protests Rage, Obama Has Urged Trump to Reach Out

By Hazel Trice Edney   ( – President Barack Obama, in his first press conference following the election of...


Gwen Ifill, Award-Winning Journalist and Author, Dies at 61

By Staff   Gwen Ifill, an award-winning television and print journalist, as well as noted debate moderator, died on Monday, Nov. 14,...


Trump Victory: The Plight of African-Americans Has Suddenly and Drastically Changed

By Zenitha Prince   ( – The newspaper headlines were likely already written, announcing Hillary Clinton as...


The U.S. Electoral College System is Based On Protecting Slavery, Scholars Say

By Frederick H. Lowe   ( – In Tuesday’s election, Donald Trump won 289 Electoral College votes, more than...


Trump Meets with Obama, Ushering in The Return of White Privilege in the White House

In 1930, just months after the devastating stock market crash that launched the Great Depression, Herbert Hoover spent $30,000 to install...


Election and Ongoing Police Brutality Raise Concern That American History Could Be Reversed By 50 Years

By Staff   For many Americans — roughly half, in fact — the clocks have turned back more than the federally established...


Local, State Election News: Katko Re-Elected; Schumer Wins Fourth Term

By Staff   Republican Rep. John Katko easily beat his Democratic opponent Colleen Deacon in a closely-watched race for the seat in the...


Trump Shocks World in Presidential Victory as Black Leaders Examine Meaning of His Win

By Hazel Trice Edney   “I’ve just received a call from Secretary Clinton. She congratulated us…on our victory. And I...