Thursday 18 January 2018
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Category: Featured News, Health, Local News, Top Stories


Onondaga County Office for Aging to Hold HEAP Outreach Events for Seniors

By Staff –   The Onondaga County Office for Aging will hold several Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) outreach events to...


Black Economic Forecast for 2018: Fight Back With Dollars and Votes

By Hazel Trice Edney –   ( – Galvanizing people to spend money with Black-owned businesses, make deposits...

Simeon Booker

Simeon Booker to Be Memorialized at Washington National Cathedral Jan. 29

( – A memorial service for trailblazing civil rights journalist Simeon Booker will be held on Monday, Jan. 29,...

Syracuse Common Councilor Khalid Bey

Common Councilor Khalid Bey Seeks Appointment of Lanessa Owens to Hudson’s Vacant Seat

By Staff –   Syracuse Common Councilor Khalid Bey is seeking the appointment of Lanessa Owens, director of the New Start...


Emancipation Day Was Jan. 1: We Must Never Forget the Sacrifice and the Triumph

News Analysis By Jesse Jackson Sr. –   ( – One hundred forty-five years ago on Jan. 1, Abraham Lincoln...


Trump’s First Year in Office Marked by Controversy and Protests

( – Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump took office, his presidency started generating controversy. Photographs...


TV One Cancels Longtime Journalist Roland Martin’s “News One Now”

By Staff –   TV One has canceled longtime journalist Roland Martin’s morning news show, “News One Now,” recently. The...

readingassistance DR King

Dr. King Reading Program Helps Improve Student Literacy

By Staff –   Park Central Presbyterian Church has partnered with Dr. King to provide first and second grade students with extra...

This collage, published by Christianity, illustrates some of the different depictions of Jesus. Theologians say the darker  hue is most accurate.

For Many Across the Nation, the Dream of a Black Christmas Brings Joy

By Alanté Millow –   ( – As the holiday season approaches, so do the wave of images representing St....


NY Attorney General To Sue FCC Over Net Neutrality Rollback

“We will be filing a claim to preserve protections for New Yorkers and all Americans,” Schneiderman said in a press release,...