Wednesday 22 January 2020
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Category: Editorial, National News

Census Citizenship Question Appears Blocked – for Now

 By: Marc H. Morial –  ( – “Altogether, the evidence tells a story that does not match the explanation...

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Not My America: Trump and the Tragedy of Tear Gassing Children

 [Leer articulo en español  abajo] Op/Ed by George Payne – Among the uncountable lies Trump has heaped on the American people,...

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Rochester Needs an Independent Police Accountability Board

Letter to the editor: by Reverend James C. Simmons Last summer the Coalition for Police Reform released a report that confirmed what black...


Trump White House Views Migrants as Subhuman

Op/Ed By George Payne – The Trump White House does not see migrants as full human beings. They see them as a horde of invading pests....


Major League Baseball in San Juan as a 21st Century Marshall Plan

Op/Ed By George Payne – The people of Puerto Rico are rich. The name itself means “Rich Port City,” and it is inspired by...

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Become an Organ Donor

Op/Ed By Laura Toribio Overstreet, FNP  –   People have to change their attitudes toward organ donation. Thinking about death...

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Sanctuary Cities Are Sacred Spaces

Op/Ed By George Payne – As reported in the Jan. 18 edition of the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, “Last February, the...

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Op/Ed By Laura Toribio Overstreet FNP –   Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of...

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Hypothermia: Protect children, pets and yourself from the cold temperatures

Op/Ed By Edy Toribio Rosenfeld, RN BSN –   (Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta) - Cold temperatures can cause...

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Gandhi Earth Keepers International

Deporting Salvadorans Is Unproductive

Op/Ed By George Payne –   President Trump’s latest move to deport 200,000 migrants from El Salvador that have lived in the...