Thursday 22 February 2018
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Category: Featured News, Politics, State/National News, Top Stories


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...

Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker speaks at Virginia Union University’s annual Community 
Leaders Breakfast in Richmond in January 2008

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...

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Government Renews Funding For Syracuse Homeless Program

After the Syracuse Housing Authority was forced to return $5.1 million in grants to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development,...

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Report: Skin Color, Not Credit Risk, Tied to Auto Finance

By Charlene Crowell –   ( – Nationwide, auto loans represent the third highest category of consumer...


Mayor Walsh to Present “State of the City” at Fowler, Seek Student and Community Input

By Staff –   Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh will conduct his first “State of the City” address at the Public Service Leadership...

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Senators Kamala Harris and Cory Booker Join Powerful Judiciary Committee

By Frederick Lowe –   ( – Senator Kamala Harris (D-California) and Senator Cory Booker (D-New Jersey)...


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...

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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,...