Category: Editorial, Politics


Badenov Meets Blabalot

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Mayor Miner Vetoes Common Council’s Amendments to City Budget

By Staff –   Mayor Stephanie Miner has vetoed Common Council’s amendments to her proposed city budget. The mayor promised...


Months After Meeting with HBCU Presidents, Trump Still Giving Mixed Messages on Black Colleges

By Jane Kennedy –   One sign of hope was an executive order that the president signed in February to move the White House...


President Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey, Republicans and Democrats Call for Special Investigation of Russia Collusion

By Frederick H. Lowe –   ( –  President Donald J. Trump on Tuesday fired FBI Director James Comey,...


‘State of Black America': Washington Power Shift Brings ‘Dire Risk’ to Economic, Social Progress

By Hazel Trice Edney   ( – Now more than 100 days since the inauguration of President Donald Trump and a...


In Nigeria, Dozens of Kidnapped Girls Freed in Boko Haram Swap

(GIN/ –Boko Haram militants who used kidnappings, bombings and the torching of whole villages during an 8-year...

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U.S. House Passes Republican Healthcare Bill, Group Says It Will Disproportionately Impact Women of Color

By Staff –   The American Healthcare Act, largely supported by both President Donald Trump and Republicans, narrowly won passage...

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Denied: San Francisco Judge Blocks Trump Initiative to Withhold Sanctuary City Funding

By Staff –   On April 25, a San Francisco judge temporarily blocked President Trump’s attempt to withhold federal funding...


Presidenting Is Hard

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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...