Syracuse School District Requests Revisions to Code of Conduct; Seeks Public Input
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Governor Cuomo Issues Update on Winter Storm Conditions in Western New York
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Colombian Activist Marylén Serna Salinas to Speak at Several Syracuse Locations Week of Nov 17
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SU Student Protestors Say They’ll Stay as Long as it Takes
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Governor Cuomo Declares State of Emergency for Counties Affected by Winter Storm
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Black Women's Roundtable Meets With Goodell; Will Advise NFL on Domestic Violence
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Tips to Grill Your Thanksgiving Turkey and Trimmings
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What Every Parent Needs to Know About Changes in the Classroom
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With Huge Shoes to Fill, Lynch is Poised to Become First Black Woman Attorney General
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Clinton Square Ice Rink Opens Early
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Charter School Organization’s Study Finds 23 “Severely Failing” Public Schools in Syracuse
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Syracuse High School Students Participate in Leadership Training Program
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New York-based companies receive top ratings on HRC’s 2015 LGBT Corporate Equality Index
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Union College Hockey Player Awarded With National Guard Medal for Heroic Truck Crash Rescue
A touching ceremony was held Saturday night to honor a Union College hockey team member who helped save a National Guard member from a potentially deadly truck crash. read story



A letter to the corporate negro – here’s how white supremacist institutions are able to control your self-esteem
What does it mean to be successful? Does it mean getting rich, being famous, having power? Does it mean being independent, being liked, or something else?    read story

Hawkins Says Green Party Will Build on Gains from Governor’s Race with Help from Working Class
Howie Hawkins, the 2014 Green Party candidate for governor, has announced the Green Party will build upon its five percent vote by organizing and advocating with the working-class majority which has not been voting.   read story

How to Make Sense of the Medicare Annual Election Period
Consumer Alert: People with Medicare can expect information overload this month! Medicare’s Annual Election Period (also known as “open enrollment”) began October 15 and runs through December 7. This is when people enrolled in or eligible for Medicare have the opportunity to reevaluate their healthcare options and sign up for or switch their current coverage in Medicare Advantage plans.    read story

White America’s Zealous Art of Keeping People Outweighs Un-Trained Keepers
African Americans have morphed into having virtually the same conditions in 2014 that we criticized in the old deep-south decades ago. The disturbing part is that high black unemployment, high black dropout rates, and high rates of incarceration for blacks directly coincide with a high number of black elected officials.    read story

Election Confirms Difficulties With New Voting Limits
Thousands of voters from across the nation reported problems with voting during this General Election, stemming not only from a rash of restrictive voting laws but also from the administrative deficiencies of an outdated voting system, according to the Election Protection coalition of civil rights groups.   read story

Justice for Native Americans
There was a time when Black people were bombarded with offensive names that others knew were offensive, but use of the words continued. There’re some who still use those names even when talking about the President of the United States!    read story
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