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Frontiers International Annual MLK Luncheon a Success

February 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Cassandra Harris-Lockwood Dr. Shanelle Benson Reid, president and CEO of ACCESS Global, was the keynote speaker for the Mohawk Valley Frontiers International 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Luncheon, Monday, January 16 at the Radisson [Read More]

For The Good CEO Speaks With Colgate Students

December 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Colgate University Students   For The Good CEO, Cassandra Harris-Lockwood visited Colgate University on Tuesday 8th November. She spoke with Dr. Baptiste’s Environmental Justice students sharing her work and experience on addressing food [Read More]

Vernon Harris Celebrates 90!

September 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

By: Cassandra Harris-Lockwood Pinch Lee, Cassandra Harris-Lockwood and Verna Agen pose with their father Vernon J. Harris August 10 at Aqua Vino celebrating his 90th birthday with 50 or so family and friends. Vern is a retired GE aerospace manager. [Read More]

Remembering Muhammad Ali

July 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

By C. Harris-Lockwood I only ever saw him once in person. I was sitting atop my handsome cab on 59th Street in Manhattan across from the St. Moritz. The year was 1973. I was waiting for my next fare and looked across the street to see Muhammad Ali [Read More]

Muslims in America: A Question of Peace

January 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Cassandra Harris-Lockwood First Amendment. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to [Read More]

Charleston Massacre = Unfinished Business

June 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Cassandra Harris-Lockwood Charleston, SC is an ancestral home to my family. My great, great-grandmother’s brothers and sisters on my father’s side were urban professionals there. They worshipped at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. I visited the [Read More]

About those ants…

May 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Cassandra Harris-Lockwood     Editor’s Note: I wrote this article  last year after being warned by a few able bodied ants in January that it was going to be a tough season. The method works quite well, really well, actually. I [Read More]

An Open Letter to Governor Cuomo

April 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Open Letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo Dear Governor Cuomo- Cassandra Harris-Lockwood here. You don’t know me but I have written to you before about Utica and you ignored me. The last time I wrote to you it was about Utica Community Action being in [Read More]

Imam Jamil Deserves Presidental Pardon

November 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

  By Cassandra Harris-Lockwood & Sabur Abdul-Salaam Photographs by Khalil Abdul-Khabir   The man once known as H. Rap Brown is now known as Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin. He is now serving a life (without parole) sentence in a federal [Read More]

Craig Minor Receives Honor at Retirement

September 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Cassandra Harris-Lockwood A retirement dinner was held in honor of Craig B. Minor at the Radisson Grand Ballroom the evening of August 27. Over 200 people attended, including most of the sitting and retired judges from the region and attorneys [Read More]
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