The Doctrine of Discovery and the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

A talk by Douglas M. George-Kanentiio, Akwesasne Mohawk Wednesday, April 18, 7:30 p.m. at The Other Side, 2011 Genesee St., Utica DOUGLAS M. GEORGE-KANENTIIO was born and raised on the shores of the Kaniatarowanenneh (St. Lawrence) River on...

Governor Cuomo Announces Bail Reform

 "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...

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...

American Held Captive in Sudan Must be Freed

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...

#ME THREE-Sexual Predation Nothing New

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...

Trump Shows Ignorance About Code Talkers and Their Nations

By: Doug George-Kanentiio, Akwesasne Mohawk On November 27 US President Donald Trump demonstrated his ignorance and insensitivity towards Native people when he welcomed the Navajo Code Talkers to the White House in Washington, DC.Meant to...

MVCC to host display of AIDS Memorial Quilt, film and lecture for World AIDS...

Mohawk Valley Community College will host events for World AIDS Day Friday, Dec. 1. The College will display three sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt, the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial...

Utica Residents Held Vigil for Imperiled Health Care System

Area Residents Call on Rep. Tenney to Fund Health Care, Not Tax Breaks for Wealthy Utica, NY -- Central New York Citizens in Action held a vigil Thursday night at Oneida Square in Utica to...

Does White Supremacy Exist in the Mohawk Valley?

A Talk by Patrick Johnson, Consultant on Race and Race Matters Wednesday, November 15, 7:30 p.m. at The Other Side, 2011 Genesee St., Utica How do you identify and uproot the white supremacy that is often overlooked...

MVCC shines the light on domestic violence with October events

Mohawk Valley Community College is once again participating in the “Shine the Light on Domestic Violence” campaign. For the month of October, the exterior lights on the Utica Campus’ Payne Hall and the lights...
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