CHL October Editorial: Where is that Goal Post?

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,...

Big B: Radio Don’t Stop

Utica’s Black Music scene will miss Phoenix Radio DJ By Cassandra Harris-Lockwood Though I didn’t know Bryson for very long I sure knew who he was, and that was at the top of Utica’s contemporary Black...

Chamber: Wrong Message at the Wrong Time

Chamber Effort to Derail Bail Reforms Wrong Message at the Wrong Time The morning of June 19th, as many friends and supporters of For The Good and Phoenix Media were eagerly awaiting the second airing...

Pregnant Woman Alleges Violent Threat by Man on Cover

The Utica Phoenix has been made aware of a disturbing incident which allegedly occurred at the June 7th rally in front of the State Office Building. It involved the unidentified Union worker, pictured on...

New Radio Voice FCC Approved Utica Phoenix Radio 95.5 FM

Utica area listeners will hear a new kind of radio starting early this summer as Utica Phoenix Radio- also to be known as “The Heat” - goes on the air. Phoenix Radio will be...

Remembering the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Cassandra Harris Lockwood, Editor-in-chief. “The most persistent and urgent question there is, is what are you doing for others?”Montgomery, Alabama, 1957, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On this the 50th anniversary of the...

Build It At St. Luke’s Page-Community Foundation: Have You Really Turned Your Back on...

By: Cassandra Harris Lockwood Due to the ever-increasing number of letters in opposition to the construction of a new MVHS hospital in downtown Utica, the Phoenix has dedicated space for citizens and groups to express...

Arts Wide Open Begins with West Side Story -Glimmerglass

  Written By: C. Harris-Lockwood Young people from low-income families in our community have few, if any, opportunities for exposure to live performances of the arts. At one time there were numerous groups and organizations with...

Community Foundation Turns Back on Poor

It will soon be two years ago that Alicia Fernandez Dicks, CEO of the Community Foundation, last sat in the office of For The Good, Inc. While she was there I explained the need for...

The Patriarchy and Misogyny

 Written By Cassandra Harris- Lockwood The Patriarchy and Misogyny 'Feminism' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year, and rightly so. Not that we coined the phrase in the 60’s but we certainly activated it and fought for...
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