Wednesday 12 December 2018
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Category: City, Hot News, State/National News, Top Stories


Land Banks Across NYS Including Syracuse to share $26 Million in New Funding

The Syracuse land bank is among 25 land banks across New York State slated to receive a combined $25.9 million in new funding. This new...


A look at voters’ views ahead of the 2018 midterms

Here are some key findings from Pew Research Center surveys over the past several months about some of the dynamics and issues shaping the...

Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, chair of the Conference of National Black Churches. PHOTO: Courtesy, Reid Temple AME Church

Black Church Sends Message to Trump White House in Two-Day ‘Call to Conscience’

  By Hazel Trice Edney and Hamil Harris – As America prepares to return to the polls for mid-term elections amidst racial...

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. and his wife, Jacqueline, receives the Phoenix Award for Lifetime Achievement from CBCF Board Chair Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas); U. S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and U. S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill) PHOTO: Roy Lewis/Trice Edney News Wire

CBCF Phoenix Awards Dinner Revives Political Titans of Black America

  By Hamil R. Harris – The Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference concluded with the 48th Annual Phoenix...


Communities across New York State calling on Governor Cuomo, all NY elected officials to “Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice”

By Staff – Several communities across New York state are announcing plans for a series of coordinated events around September 8...


Joe Jackson, Jackson Family Patriarch, Dies at 89

By Staff – Joe Jackson, the infamous patriarch who launched the Jackson family’s career, has reportedly died from pancreatic...

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D.L. Hughley Shoots Straight on Police, Mark Fuhrman and Racial Profiling

By Allison Kugel – Hailed as one of the most prolific standup comedians of the past three decades, D.L. Hughley has never been afraid...


Police Killings Challenge the Mental Health of Black Americans

By Frederick H. Lowe – ( – Police killings of unarmed African-Americans have a deep psychological effect on...

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New York, D.C. Continue to Address Tipped-Wage Debate

By Lisa Dumas – New York state’s proposal to eliminate the tipped-wage credit for restaurant owners has once again become part of a...

MR Vision national Utah State and Fort Hare University Conservationist Tapped for U - green ambassadors

Utah State and Fort Hare University Conservationist Tapped for U.N. Expert Panel on Biodiversity

( –  U.N. activities for World Environment Day recently were focused this year on plastic pollution. Marked every...