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Syracuse Has the Lowest Undocumented Immigration Rate in Entire Country

According to the Pew Research center, a lower percentage of illegal immigrants reside in Syracuse than in any other U.S. metropolitan area....

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Schumer Says He’ll Fight to Protect Syracuse’s Federal Funding

By Staff –   U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) has announced he will fight to protect funding to the Department of Housing and...

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Buffalo Group Hosts Workshop for At-Risk Youth, Seeks Expansion

By Staff –   Rev. Gene Coplin, president of Project L.E.E. Inc., a non-profit ministry dedicated to teaching leadership skills...

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Study: African-Americans Are 12x More Likely to Be Wrongfully Convicted

By Staff   When it comes to crime in the modern United States, there are a lot of common misconceptions. For instance, even though...

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SCSD School Board Formally Appoints Jaime Alicea as Superintendent

By Staff –   The Syracuse City School District school board has voted to formally appoint Jaime Alicea as full-time...

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Young African American Lawyer Helps Stop Solitary Confinement of Teens

By Dave McCleary   In a case that has made headlines in recent local and national news, a young African American lawyer has been...

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Congressional Black Caucus Will Seek to Educate, Sensitize President Trump

By Hazel Trice Edney   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), nicknamed the “conscious of the...

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Price Rite Accepting Applications for New South Ave. Store

By Staff   Price Rite Supermarkets has announced the supermarket is now accepting job applications for its new 35,000-square-foot...

Former BPD Officer Cariol Horne is arrested during a protest following the police-involved death of 20-year-old Wardel Davis.

Former Buffalo Police Officer that Stopped Suspect from Being Choked Arrested During Rally

By Chris Stevenson   Blacks in Buffalo, N.Y. have been grappling with two concurrent issues over the past couple of weeks, or so....

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Scholarship Fund Grants Empty Promises To Young Black Men

By Chris Bennett   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Nine months ago, 18-year-old Jason Smith was on top of the world. He had graduated...