Wednesday 23 August 2017
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Category: Hot News, Politics, State/National News, Top Stories

CBC Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-La.)

Congressional Black Caucus, Lawmakers Slam Trump Budget

By Barrington M. Salmon –   “President Trump’s budget is based on the ill-advised idea that the poor can pull themselves up...

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Ben Jealous Confirms Run for Maryland Governorship

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – Former NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous, also former Black press...

Onondaga County Comptroller Robert Antonacci

Judge Denies Antonacci’s Request to Dismiss Discrimination Lawsuit, Minority Contractors Will Have Their Day in Court

By Lisa Dumas –   Three minority contractors who filed a discrimination lawsuit against Onondaga County Comptroller Robert...


Under Director Comey, FBI Special Agents Were Required to Visit Dr. King’s Memorial

By Frederick H. Lowe –   (–Former FBI Director James Comey, who was hired by President Barack Obama and...

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Unpleasant Surprise Unveiled for West Africans in America – You’re Deported

( – Ghanaians who have overstayed their U.S. visas are facing a new Trump Administration push to deport...


A Humiliating End to the G7 Summit for Overlooked African Heads of State

( – African leaders invited to the summit of seven developed countries looked on in frustration and dismay as the...

JENNINGS, MO - AUGUST 11: Cornell Williams Brooks, Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) speaks during a press conference regarding the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown at Jennings Mason Temple Church of God In Christ, on August 11, 2014 in Jennings, Missouri. The fatal shooting by police of the unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri has sparked outrage in the community and set off civil unrest including looting and vandalism. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

NAACP President Brooks Saddened But Not Bitter After Refusal to Renew His Contract

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – NAACP President Cornell William Brooks says he is saddened and disappointed by...

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Attn. Gen. Sessions Calls for Return to Mandatory Minimum Sentences Associated with Low-level Drug Crimes, Mass Incarceration

By Frederick H. Lowe –   In a May 10th memo to all 94 federal prosecutors, Jeff Sessions, the U.S. Attorney General, wrote that...


President Donald Trump: “The Disastrous Rise of Misplaced Power”

News Analysis by  by Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III –   ( – “…The history of the (President) of (The...

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Black Lives Matter Organizer to Run for Syracuse Common Council

By Staff –   Black Lives Matter organizer Serena Seals will run for Syracuse Common Council in November, according to an...