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JENNINGS, MO - AUGUST 11: Cornell Williams Brooks, Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) speaks during a press conference regarding the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown at Jennings Mason Temple Church of God In Christ, on August 11, 2014 in Jennings, Missouri. The fatal shooting by police of the unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri has sparked outrage in the community and set off civil unrest including looting and vandalism. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

NAACP President Brooks Saddened But Not Bitter After Refusal to Renew His Contract

By Hazel Trice Edney –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – NAACP President Cornell William Brooks says he is saddened and disappointed by...

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Syracuse Common Council Votes to Override Mayor’s Budget Vetoes

By Staff –   Syracuse Common Council has voted to override Mayor Stephanie Miner’s veto of 11 amendments the council...

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President Donald Trump: “The Disastrous Rise of Misplaced Power”

News Analysis by  by Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – “…The history of the (President) of (The...

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Syracuse Mayoral Candidate Juanita Perez Williams Speaks of Close Ties with Gov. Cuomo

When Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner finishes her second term as the city’s first female mayor in 2018, Democratic mayoral candidate...

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Mayor Miner Vetoes Common Council’s Amendments to City Budget

By Staff –   Mayor Stephanie Miner has vetoed Common Council’s amendments to her proposed city budget. The mayor promised...

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Obama Presidential Center Envisioned as Economic Engine to Revitalize Chicago’s South Side

By Frederick H. Lowe –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama on...

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Uber and Lyft Could Finally Come To Syracuse, Rochester by 4th of July Weekend

For years, residents of cities like Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo have been waiting for the day when they could call an Uber. Soon, the...

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Vernon Jordan will bring civil rights experiences to SU’s 2017 commencement speech

By Jordan Muller –   In the 60 years since Vernon Jordan Jr. graduated college, he’s helped the first black students gain...

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President Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey, Republicans and Democrats Call for Special Investigation of Russia Collusion

By Frederick H. Lowe –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) –  President Donald J. Trump on Tuesday fired FBI Director James Comey,...

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‘State of Black America': Washington Power Shift Brings ‘Dire Risk’ to Economic, Social Progress

By Hazel Trice Edney   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Now more than 100 days since the inauguration of President Donald Trump and a...