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,...

Understanding the Movement in Utica

Local activist groups and what they stand for By Sarah Watkins, Peter Coney, and Eamon Handzel The Utica area has seen a rise in public demonstrations in the past few years coming from many political sides....

The Heat Beat: Remembering “Big B”

By Jess Szabo On September 24, 2019, Phoenix Media  lost Bryson Collins, known professionally as”Big B.” Although “B” is no longer with us here on earth, all those who work for and with Phoenix Radio,...

Book Review: Hoax: Donald Trump,Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion on Truth

By Richard Chambers Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion on Truth Brian Stelter   One Signal Publishers / Atria affiliated with Simon and Schuster, 2020 This detailed look at Fox News is very disturbing. ...

College Community Partnership for Racial Justice Reform Launch

By Cassandra Harris-Lockwood Utica- On Wednesday, Sept. 16, 12 noon in the MWPAI Auditorium The College/Community Partnership for Racial Justice Reform announced its multi-pronged program designed to provide resources for the community and local government...

Legal Myths and Reality with Judge Shkane

By Judge Joan Shkane This is a continuing discussion of Legal Myths and Reality, because those informed are always the most successful. MYTH: If a child is taken permanently by one parent without the consent of...

Trump Calls Soldiers Losers and Suckers

Every Political Candidate Must Condemn His Insults to the Military By Doug George Kanentiio Akwasane Mohawk My brother is S/Sgt Daniel William George, a retired US Marine from the Mohawk Territory of Akwesasne. He served with...

Police Arrest Three Protesters Outside Rome PD Station

Thursday evening at Guyer Park in Rome, Rome PD responded to an incident of several youths fighting at a football game. The police detained several youths and ended the fight. This was recorded on...

Voices of Polonia: Kazimierz Czarnecki and Mary Jackson

Kazimierz Czarnecki and Mary Jackson—Worked Together on the Space Program at NASA By Ted Rajchel Background Kazimierz Czarnecki (engineer) was born in Poland in 1916.  He was a Polish aeronautics engineer, who worked for NACA, later NASA....

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...
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