Wednesday 12 December 2018
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Category: Featured News, Politics, State/National News


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...

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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...


Black Caucus Foundation Set to Hold 46th Annual Legislative Conference

By Zenitha Prince   ( – About 10,000 policy makers, activists, business executives, and others are expected...

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Virginia Gov. McAuliffe Restores Voting Rights of 13,000 Felons

By Jeremy Lazarus   ( – Just a month after the Virginia Supreme Court blocked his attempt to restore the...


Marking the 53rd Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech

By Staff   Sunday marked the 53rd anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech, which...