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Say Yes to Education Names Ahmeed Turner Say Yes Syracuse Executive Director

By Staff –   Say Yes to Education has announced Ahmeed Turner, former scholarship director for Say Yes Syracuse, has been named...

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Thirty-Year-Old Black Male Shot, Harassed on North Side

By Staff –   Thirty-year-old Allen Rufus was reportedly shot while campaigning for a Common Council candidate in a north side...

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CBC Chairman’s Letter to President Trump Expresses ‘Utter Disgust’ With the Way He Handles Race Relations

By Hazel Trice Edney –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Fresh on the heels of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual...

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Update: Village Changes Controversial Image on Town Seal

By Staff   (Update, September, 27, 2017) – The village of Whitesboro has released a new version of its town seal, after...

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U. S. Virgin Islands Still Devastated After Hurricane Irma; Survivors Vow to ‘Fight On’

By Barrington M. Salmon –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – As Hurricane Irma approached, Zenzi M. Hodge sought refuge at her...

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Thousands of Celebrities, Luminaries and Ordinary People Bid Dick Gregory Farewell

By Barrington Salmon –   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Several thousand mourners packed into a Landover, Md. church listened as...

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Former St. Louis Police Officer Acquitted in Fatal Shooting of Black Man

By Staff –   A former St. Louis police officer was cleared of first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a black man...

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New Census Data Ranks Syracuse As 13th Worst American City For Poverty

On Thursday, September 14, the Census Bureau reported that, while poverty rates have improved across the United States, the poverty rate in...

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New York State AG Issues Consumer Alert After Equifax Breach

By Staff –   New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued a consumer alert following the report that Equifax...

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Juanita Perez Williams Wins Democratic Primary

Juanita Perez Williams won the Democratic Party nomination Tuesday night, paving the way for her to possibly become the first Latina mayor...