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Back to School: Be Alert, Walk Your Child’s Route to School

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – It is Back to School Time and parents and students are getting acclimated to new schools. Part of that process...

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Syracuse Fire Department to Receive $2 Million Federal Grant for New Hires

By Staff   U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced the Syracuse Fire Department will receive $2 million...

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Observing African American Women’s Equal Pay Day: What You Should Know About the Staggering Pay Gap

By Staff   Despite what pay gap deniers say – yes, there are people out there who dismiss the gender pay gap as a myth created by...

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Syracuse to Receive $59,000 DOJ Grant for New Police Body Cameras

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner has announced Syracuse will receive a $59,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to buy 10...

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Greater Syracuse H.O.P.E Initiative Receives Community Input

By Devin Martin   During the past several months, community groups from Syracuse have formed an anti-poverty initiative called...

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Hillary Clinton Stands on the Shoulders of Shirley Chisolm

News Analysis By Marc Morial   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – “Women in this country must become revolutionaries. We must refuse to...

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Report: It Would Take 228 Years for Blacks and Whites to Close the Wealth Gap

According to a report released earlier this month by the Corporation for Economic Development and the Institute for Policy Studies, if...

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Trump’s Snub of this Summer’s Black Organization Conferences—Why?

By Zenitha Prince   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Donald Trump’s decision not to address conventions of several minority...

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Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office Begins New Heroin Treatment Program

By Staff   The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office has recently begun a new heroin treatment program at the Onondaga County...

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U.S. Department of Justice: Baltimore Police Have Routinely Discriminated Against Blacks for Years

By Staff   The U.S. Department of Justice has released a report which finds the Baltimore Police Department has used excessive force,...