Wednesday 20 September 2017
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Category: Education, Featured News, Politics, State/National News, World


Boko Haram Releases 21 Kidnapped Schoolgirls to Nigerian Government

By Staff   Boko Haram militants have released 21 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls to the Nigerian government, according to reports. The...


Media Outlets Label Trump a Serial Liar, Racist, Misogynist, Birther, and Bully

By Zenitha Prince   ( – The New York Times’ Editorial Board, in a Nov. 24, 2015 editorial titled “Mr....


Joint Center Report Confirms Blacks Wait Longer to Vote

( – Black voters wait longer to cast ballots, discouraging them from voting, according to a study released by the...


Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Receives 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

By Staff   Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has received the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end his country’s...


U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Charges Nine, Including Former Cuomo Aides, with Federal Corruption

By Staff   U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s office has charged nine people, including two former aides from Gov. Andrew...


President Obama at Congressional Black Caucus: Low Black Voter Turnout Would Be ‘Personal Insult’

By Hazel Trice Edney   ( – President Obama had barely begun his remarks before shouts of “I love you!”...

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Onondaga County Executive

2017 Onondaga County Budget Looks to Cut Payroll, Keep Property Taxes Flat

Approximately 59% of employees steal proprietary corporate data after being laid off or fired, and according to the newly proposed 2017...


Sharpton Says Trump ‘Insults Intelligence’ of Black Voters

By Hazel Trice Edney   ( – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s attempts to sheer Black votes...

Mayor Miner state of thecity

Mayor Miner on Syracuse Violence, SPD: Systemic Racism Does Exist

By Rodney Brown   Syracuse residents are still reeling from the Father’s Day shootings that took place in June, after a barrage of...

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Obama Defends Kaepernick Protest as ‘Constitutional’

By Hazel Trice Edney   ( – President Barack Obama has now weighed in on the Colin Kaepernick National Anthem...