Friday 21 September 2018
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Category: Hot News, State/National News, Top Stories


Nation of Islam Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Million Man March

By Minister Louis Farrakhan   ( – Editor’s Note: With a backdrop of intense protests against repeated...


David Paterson to Step Down as State Democratic Party Chair

By Staff   Former New York State Gov. David Paterson has announced he will be stepping down as state Democratic Party Chairman Nov. 4,...


State Launches Mentoring Program for At-Risk Youth

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has launched the New York Youth Mentoring Program, to provide career and life guidance to children who...

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Cuomo Again Calls for More Strict Gun Control Laws

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo called into The Brian Lehrer show on WNYC, Oct. 6, to again push for more strict gun control laws....


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...