Broadway Utica

3rd Annual May Day Rally on Tuesday, May 1 Celebrates...

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Utica, New York:  Central New York Citizen Action and other labor and community groups will be sponsoring the Third Annual May Day rally to commemorate past human and labor rights victories and continue the struggle...

Utica Residents Held Vigil for Imperiled Health Care System

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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...

#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...

IN HONOR OF TRANSGENDER AWARENESS WEEK; GOVERNOR HOCHUL SIGNS LGBTQ+ PROTECTION BILLS

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S.674/A.459 Relates to Vacating Convictions for Offenses Committed Due to Being a Victim of Sex Trafficking, Labor Trafficking and Compelling Prostitution S.5325/A.6193 Requires Utility Companies to Allow Customers to Use Their Preferred Name and Pronouns Governor Kathy Hochul today signed...

Absence of Justice Riot at Revels Funeral Home

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Absence of Justice in brutal attack at Revels Funeral Home By Phoenix Staff In the middle of the June heat of last year, a couple (Monica Revels and Jeff Yeomans) were beaten in the funeral home...

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,...

NOW ON EXHIBIT-REALITIES OF RESETTLEMENT

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By Hayley Arlin, Colgate 2018 Realities of Resettlement explores refugee integration into urban life in Utica. The resettlement and integration of refugees affect the social, political, and economic fabric of the Mohawk Valley. This exhibit offers...

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

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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...

Activists Hold Three Day Long Protests

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By Phoenix Staff A local Black Rights activist, Kim Jones, hosted a march on UPD Station Saturday the 12th that would lead to another two days of protests. Kim Jones collaborated with a local activist...

The History and Hope of the Black Economy

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A Unique Struggle for Black Americans By Eamon Handzel The story of civilization involves the story of the minority. Whether or not that minority succeeds in its new adopted country rests almost entirely in its ability...