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The Peacemaker as An Astronomer: Celebrating the Next Eclipse

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By Doug George-Kanentiio - Akwasasne Mohawk Bear Clan Consider this: the Peacemaker had to have had formal training as anastronomer and mathematician. How else could he have managed to time the birth of the Confederacy...

“Whites Only” Deeds in the 1960’s and How They Ended

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By: Stephen Lee Lockwood, Esq. It was the summer of 1966.  I was 22 and between my second and third years at Albany Law School. I was one of the many thousands of White college...

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...

Slaves, Not Immigrants

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By Susan Woods I am not ashamed to be a descendant of a people who was enslaved in this country. I esteem them highly and am beyond amazed at the atrocities, humiliation, and unimaginable horrors...

THE THIRD MRS. GALWAY” CHRONICLES THE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT IN UPSTATE NEW YORK IN RIVETING...

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“THE THIRD MRS. GALWAY” CHRONICLES THE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT IN UPSTATE NEW YORK IN RIVETING DETAIL --New Historical Novel Brings to Life Events of Anti-slavery Agitation Through the Lens of an Enslaved Family’s Quest for Freedom-- August 11, 2021,...

Joanne Shenandoah Reads Remarkable True Story

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Joanne Shenandoah Reads Remarkable True Story of a White Woman Captured by 18th Century Native Americans “A Narrative of the Life of ” is the compelling story of a colonial girl who was captured by Shawnees...

Utica’s Bosnians Urge People To Never Forget The Genocide

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Yesterday marked the 26th anniversary of one of the worst moments in human history, the genocide that took place at Srebrenica in Bosnia. The Bosnians of Utica marched around the MVCC campus wearing black T-Shirts...

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

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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...

My Father’s Battle with Housing Discrimination in the early 1950’s

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By Cassandra Harris Lockwood                                   Photo by Vernon J. Harris, Jr. Vernon J. Harris, Jr. graduated from Catholic University in...