Month: September 2015

Syrian Refugee Crisis has Native Roots

by Doug George-Kanentiio/Guest Any Native person who knows their history can see the similarities between the massive influx of refugees into Europe from Africa and Syria. They know that the European powers met after WWI to carve up the Middle East into areas of self-interest based upon the exploitation […]

‘Ban the Box’ Comes to Utica

by Nay Briggs/Guest The Ban The Box campaign definitely hits home for me and is catching fire in Utica. I had  the great  opportunity in April at Mohawk Valley Community College to join forces with other supporters of this fast-growing campaign and discuss the ways that it negatively effects our communities now, but […]