Tuesday 20 February 2018
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Category: Featured News, State/National News, Top Stories

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Report: U. S. Schools are Failing to Teach the Hard History of American Slavery

By Maureen Costello – ( – Even during Black History Month, U. S. schools are not adequately teaching the...

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First Black Female Eastern District Judge and Former Syracusan Sandra Townes Passes

By Staff –   Federal Judge Sandra Townes, a former Syracuse judge, and the first black female judge appointed to the bench of...

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Access to Safe, Decent and Affordable Housing Threatened Across the Nation

By Charlene Crowell – ( – In recent days, threats to the nation’s housing finance system have emerged. At...

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Black Jobless Rate is Back Up in Less Than a Week

By Frederick H. Lowe – ( – Less than a week after President Donald Trump used his bully pulpit–The State...

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SCSD’s Graduation Rate Decreases Slightly; State’s Minority Achievement Gap Still Persists

By Staff –   The Syracuse City School District’s June graduation rate has decreased slightly, falling from 61 percent in...

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Mayor Walsh Delivers “State of The City” Address

By Staff –   Newly-elected Mayor Ben Walsh delivered the “State of the City” address at the Public Service...

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At ‘Real State of Our Union’ Trump Derided for ‘White Nationalist’ Conduct

By Barrington M. Salmon – ( – In stirring comments that were more sermon than speech, the Rev. Dr. William...


In State of the Union: Trump Touts Low Black Unemployment While Swiping at NFL Players for Protesting Police Brutality

By Frederick H. Lowe – ( – These are the best of times for Black workers, President Donald Trump claimed...

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Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, Civil Rights Icon, Chief of Staff to Dr. King, Dies at 88

( – Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker Jr. did all he could to advance civil rights during his long life. He is credited with...

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Report: For-Profit Colleges Promise But Seldom Deliver Gainful Employment

By Charlene Crowell – ( – Mounting student debt is a nagging problem for most families these days. As the...