Wednesday 23 August 2017
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Category: Featured News, State/National News, Top Stories

Philando Castile

Cop Acquitted in Shooting Death of Black Minnesota Motorist

By Frederick H. Lowe –   ( – A majority White jury recently acquitted a Minnesota police officer in...

CBC Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-La.)

Congressional Black Caucus, Lawmakers Slam Trump Budget

By Barrington M. Salmon –   “President Trump’s budget is based on the ill-advised idea that the poor can pull themselves up...


CNY SPCA Fires Executive Director for Unauthorized Cat Euthanasia, Hires Interim

By Staff –   The SPCA has recently terminated executive director Kerrin Conklin for ordering the euthanization at least 14...

Onondaga County Comptroller Robert Antonacci

Judge Denies Antonacci’s Request to Dismiss Discrimination Lawsuit, Minority Contractors Will Have Their Day in Court

By Lisa Dumas –   Three minority contractors who filed a discrimination lawsuit against Onondaga County Comptroller Robert...


Under Director Comey, FBI Special Agents Were Required to Visit Dr. King’s Memorial

By Frederick H. Lowe –   (–Former FBI Director James Comey, who was hired by President Barack Obama and...

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 –   ( – NAACP President Cornell William Brooks says he is saddened and disappointed by...

Vision local syracuse common council

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...


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

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

perez williams syracuse mayor

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...