CHL October Editorial: Where is that Goal Post?

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Black Folks Can Never Score By Cassandra Harris-Lockwood A stream of racially explicit initiatives have been recently announced by the Community Foundation, hereafter the CF. It began with an announcement from former board chair, Ron Cucarro,...

#ME THREE-Sexual Predation Nothing New

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By: Loretta Johnson The recent toppling of Hollywood honcho, Harvey Weinstein and the subsequent domino effect it’s had on at least this nation, lit a fire under me to share some history that has been...

American Held Captive in Sudan Must be Freed

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By John Zogby: Initially featured in the Huffington Post Mr. Rudwan Dawod, 35, is both a Sudanese and U.S. citizen, a husband and father, and a prominent member of the Sudanese Congress Party and Adviser...

UNSPOKEN Human Rights Festival 2017

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Contact: Ashley Bustos, Executive Assistant, 315-738-1083 or ashleyb@mvrcr.org Utica, New York- The Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees invites the public to the 7th annual UNSPOKEN Human Rights Film Festival Thursday, October 19th & Friday, October 20th,...

A.G. UNDERWOOD ANNOUNCES CONVICTIONS OF THREE NASSAU COUNTY NURSING HOME STAFF FOR NEGLECT OF...

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Two Registered Nurses And One Certified Nurse Aide Convicted of Willful Violation Of Health Laws For Failing To Respond To Ventilator Alarms Certified Nurse Aide Also Convicted of Falsifying Business Records HAUPPAUGE – Attorney General Barbara...

Governor Cuomo Announces Bail Reform

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 "New York has long stood as a prominent symbol of justice for this nation and we saw this on display once again yesterday when State Supreme Court Justice Maria Rosa issued a groundbreaking ruling...

United Nations Marks 10th Anniversary of the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

By Doug George-Kanentiio - Akwasasne Mohawk Bear Clan For two days, April 27-28, my wife, Joanne Shenandoah, and I attended the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York City. There were a number...

GOVERNOR CUOMO LAUNCHES PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN ON REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE RESOURCES IN NEW YORK

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In Light of Widespread Reports that Crisis Pregnancy Centers Provide Misleading, Medically Inaccurate Information on Reproductive Services to Dissuade Abortion, Campaign Connects Women to Accurate Information on Options for Unintended Pregnancies, Including Abortion Facing Relentless Federal Attacks...

Senator Griffo writes letter to Justice Center, OPWDD following maggot infestation at group home

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In letter, Senator Griffo urges agencies to improve efforts to protect most vulnerable members of society  ROME – State Senator Joseph Griffo on Friday sent a letter to officials at the New York State Office for...

Free Public Rally To Honor Chief Russell Brooks

  When: 4 pm to 8 pm, Tuesday, JUNE 13th Where: Canal Park, 215 Leland Avenue, Utica   UTICA – Chief Russell Brooks will be honored at a free public rally celebrating his 42 years of dedicated service to the people of...