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Saturday 21 October 2017
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Category: State/National News

Rights officials in Russia go to meet Snowden

VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Story Detail Deputy head of the Russian office of Human Rights Watch, Tatiana Lokshina, speaks to the media at...

VIDEO: As Zimmerman Verdict Looms FL Cops Urge “Raise Your Voice, Not Your Hands”

Florida authorities are preparing themselves for the aftermath from the verdict of the racially charged George Zimmerman trial. Knowing...

Supreme Court strikes federal marriage provision

Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal...

2 out of 3 people face hunger as Haiti woes mount

By TRENTON DANIEL Story Detail (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery) BELLE ANSE, Haiti (AP) — The hardship of hunger abounds amid the stone...

Sen. Chuck Schumer Backs Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Prevention

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Senator Charles Schumer has said he is backing legislation to prevent a doubling of a student loan interest rate...

Assemblymember Roberts Encourages Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs

Central New Yorkers had the opportunity to safely dispose of their unused prescription drugs at several community locations for the...

The State of Equality and Justice in America: ‘No One Can Change the Change’

Op/Ed by Dr. E. Faye Williams, The state of equality and justice in America is shameful-especially since the election of President Barack...

Asking for Your President’s Help Doesn’t Mean You Hate Him

Op/Ed by Boyce Watkins This week, as I spoke about my campaign with Russell Simmons to get entertainers to help end the War on Drugs,...

Experts contend favorable decision on Voting Rights Act

Story Detail Supreme Court justices are hearing arguments in a challenge to Voting Rights Act Today, the Supreme Court will hear oral...

Onondaga Green Party Defends Ban on Fracking as Gov. Cuomo Considers Lift

Local community activist and 2010 Green Party candidate for Governor, Howie Hawkins is calling for a ban against hydrofracking. Hawkins...