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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...


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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...

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Federal Judge Finds Texas Voter Law Discriminates Against Blacks

( – A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that Texas’ 2011 voter photo ID law, the nation’s strictest, was...

MONROVIA, LIBERIA - AUGUST 21:  Residents of the West Point slum wait for food aid during the second day of the government's Ebola quarantine on their neighborhood on August 21, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. The government delivered bags of rice, beans and cooking oil to residents, who are forbidden from leaving the seaside slum, due to the Ebola outbreak in their community. More than 1,200 people have died due to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Trump Administration Ends Ebola Amnesty for West African Refugees

By Staff –   President Donald Trump has reportedly ended former President Barack Obama’s amnesty program for West African...


Raymond Blackwell, 27, Becomes 7th Democrat in Syracuse Mayoral Race

The crowded race for Syracuse mayor just got another contender. Raymond Blackwell, an education reform activist and community organizer,...

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Trailblazing Judge Abdus-Salaam’s Death a Possible Suicide, Law Enforcement Officials Say

By Staff –   Judge Shelia Abdus-Salaam, who lived in Harlem and served on the New York State Court of Appeals, was found dead in...


Trump’s Avoidance of Black Press Reveals Tense Relations

News Analysis By Paul Delaney   ( – Paul Delaney, a veteran print journalist, spent 23 years with The New...