Wednesday 23 August 2017
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Category: Featured News, State/National News


Overton: Joint Center to Get Back in Shape for 2016 Elections

By Frederick H. Lowe   (Trice Edney Wire) – The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, a Washington, D.C.-based think...

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Obama to Appoint former NYSED Commissioner John King as Acting Education Secretary

By Staff   President Barack Obama is slated to appoint former New York State Education Commissioner John King to the post of...


New York State Receives Low Grades for Infrastructure

By Staff   In the inaugural 2015 Report Card for New York’s Infrastructure, New York state received an overall grade of C-...

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At CBCF Phoenix Awards Dinner, President Obama Shifts Focus to Black Women

By Hazel Trice Edney   ( – With a backdrop of “My Brother’s Keeper” and nearly two years of focus on issues...

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Sacramental Wine from the Finger Lakes Donated to Pope Francis for NYC Visit

Just in case you weren’t aware, Pope Francis has made his visit to the United States. He won’t be heading to upstate and...

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Racial Gap Persists in ACT College Admission Test Scores

By Zenitha Prince   (Trice Edney Wire) – A stubborn racial gap continues to persist in scores on the The American College...


Black-White Views of Katrina Recovery Differ Sharply, Poll Finds

(Trice Edney Wire) – Despite declarations of a “new” New Orleans and a reinvented, world-class city that has moved beyond race, a new...

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63 Students in Buffalo and Rochester Named as Semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship

As yet another school year begins, 63 high school students in the Buffalo and Rochester area have started out exceptionally well, being...


Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s Legacy Foundation Recalls Close Friendship With Jimmy Carter

(Trice Edney Wire) – In a note from the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation , the South Africa-based organization expressed its...

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Study: Too Few Blacks, Hispanics Becoming Doctors

(Trice Edney Wire) – Too few members of minority groups are pursuing careers in U.S. medicine, resulting in a serious lack of diversity...