Saturday 21 October 2017
  • :
  • :

Category: Featured News, Politics, State/National News, Top Stories

cedricrichmond (1)

CBC Chairman’s Letter to President Trump Expresses ‘Utter Disgust’ With the Way He Handles Race Relations

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – Fresh on the heels of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual...

shooting vegas

58 People Killed, Hundreds Injured in Las Vegas Shooting

By Staff –   Fifty-eight people were killed, and over 500 were injured in what authorities have said is the deadliest mass...

(Left) Original version of Whitesboro seal; (Right) updated version of village seal

Update: Village Changes Controversial Image on Town Seal

By Staff   (Update, September, 27, 2017) – The village of Whitesboro has released a new version of its town seal, after...


U. S. Virgin Islands Still Devastated After Hurricane Irma; Survivors Vow to ‘Fight On’

By Barrington M. Salmon –   ( – As Hurricane Irma approached, Zenzi M. Hodge sought refuge at her...


Update: Appellate Court Overturns Former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos’ Conviction

By Staff –   (Update, September 26, 2017) – A federal appeals court has overturned the corruption convictions of former...

diabetes aa

Diabetes Rises to New High in the U. S. as Communities Take Action Against It

By Jane Kennedy –   ( – The prevalence of diabetes in the U.S. climbed to a new high of 11.6 percent...

cuomo pr

Gov. Cuomo Launches Statewide Relief Effort to Help Puerto Rico

By Staff –   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has launched the Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico, after the governor...


Indictment Changes in High Profile Cor Development Lawsuit Throw Lawyers for a Loop

A federal grand jury has changed their indictment against two Cor Development executives. This change only adds to the high-profile...


Update: Cornell Student Charged in Alleged Racially-Based Attack Apologizes

By Staff –   (Update, Sept. 21) – Nineteen-year-old John Greenwood, a white Cornell student charged with beating a black...

predatory lenders

Waters, Morial, Sanders Push “Black Wealth 2020″ as ‘Urgent’ Movement Spreads

By Hazel Trice Edney –     ( – Black Wealth 2020, a new movement aiming to change the course of...