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

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NAACP Applauds Failure of ‘Obamacare’ Repeal, Urges Health Care Protection ‘By Any Means Necessary’

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – Just out of its 108th annual convention in Baltimore, the NAACP hailed what it...

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Is New French Leader Racist? His Comment on Large African Families Called ‘Problematic’

( – French President Emmanuel Macron had been winning over liberals in Europe and the U.S. when he caught his...


Trump to Ban Transgender Individuals from Serving in U.S. Military

By Staff –   President Donald Trump has announced he will ban transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military, in a...


Medicaid Provides Health Coverage for 28 Percent of Black Adults and 57 Percent of Black Children

By Dawn Godbolt, Ph.D. –   ( – Medicaid plays a significant role in providing health care to...

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Gov. Cuomo Orders State Review Of Voting System Cybersecurity

For obvious reasons, Governor Andrew Cuomo has called for a total review of New York State’s electronic voting security. According to...


Alfonso Davis Outlines Platform in Mayoral Race

By Staff –   Alfonso Davis, one of eight candidates currently competing in Syracuse’s mayoral race, has recently shared his...

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Reader’s Write: The Failure to Reform New York State Voting

Another legislative session has come to a close, and the New York State Senate has still not taken any meaningful action to modernize the...

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Health Insurance Premiums Likely To Spike In NYS Next Year, Despite Bans And Regulations

By Staff –   Gov. Cuomo is doing his part to make sure New York State insurers cover the 10 essential health benefits currently...

As police shootings of Black people mount, Attorney General Jeff Sessions says federal investigations of local police departments are bad for police morale. FILE PHOTO: Paulette Singleton/Trice Edney News Wire

As America Faces Long Hot Summer, Hate Must Not be an Option

News Analysis By Dr. Barbara Reynolds –     ( – Top legislators are calling for decreased public...

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Some Say Russia ‘Collusion’ Investigation Distracting from Black Issues

By Barrington Salmon –   ( – During former FBI Director Jim Comey’s testimony before the Senate...