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Sign o’ the Times

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

At times like this we need to have compassion, but we also need perspective. We enjoyed this comment by media personality George Kilpatrick, as well as his commentary today on Power620.

Week in Review

Sunday, November 16th, 2014
Veterans Day 2014

Veterans Day 2014

Future President (part 3)

Friday, November 14th, 2014
Syracuse Academy of Science 6th grader Raquan Pride II reminded us that maturity has to do with acceptance of responsibility, not necessarily age. Pride participated in the community dialogue at CFAC last night and his eloquent comments often brought elicited surprise and applause.

Raquan Pride II (center) reminded us that maturity has more to do with acceptance of responsibility than age.  The Syracuse Academy of Science 6th grader participated in the community dialogue at CFAC last night, and his insights often elicited applause from the audience.

Levels of Confession

Friday, November 14th, 2014
Drake Harrison talked about the difference between being a male and being a man during last night's Question Bridge Dialogue event.  Drake Harrison fields a question from the panel during last night's Question Bridge Dialogue event.

OCC’s Drake Harrison (right) talked about the difference between being a male and being a man during last night’s Question Bridge Dialogue event.

Last night the Community Folk Art Center hosted an intimate discussion related to the Question Bridge exhibit. The multi-generational panel of men tackled topics such as racial pride, the N-word, dating, fears, work, code switching and the definition of manhood.

The discussion was moderated by Inspiration for the Nation’s George Kilpatrick.

Syracuse University's Ernest Dailey participated in the panel discussion.

Syracuse University’s Ernest Dailey talked about his trip to Ferguson, Mo during last night’s discussion.

Question Bridge: Black Males is an innovative transmedia project that facilitates a dialogue between a critical mass of black men from diverse and contending backgrounds

Week in Review

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014
George Kilpatrick, Vera House Men's Outreach Program Coordinator, gave statistics during the 25th Annual Report to the Community.

George Kilpatrick, Vera House, Inc. Men's Outreach Program Coordinator, gave statistics during the 25th Annual Report to the Community.

According to the Vera House Report to the Community,  last year The Syracuse Police Department:

  • Answered… 10,188 calls for domestic violence;
  • Arrested… 1,366 domestic violence perpetrators;
  • Answered… 437 sex offense calls; and
  • Arrested… 60 sexual offense perpetrators

A Survivor’s Voice

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Nadler by Sifsound on Mixcloud

This is a portion of the speech given by professor and victims’ rights advocate Jennifer Nadler at the Vera House, Inc.  Report to the Community program this week.

The event was held at the Plymouth Congregational Church in Downtown Syracuse.

Willing to Exhale

Thursday, October 16th, 2014
Loretta Divine, Iyanla Vanzant and Lala Anthony participated in the Phi Beta Sigma Women of Distinction program at Syracuse University on Wednesday night.

Loretta Divine, Iyanla Vanzant and LaLa Anthony participated in the Phi Beta Sigma Women of Distinction program at Syracuse University on Wednesday night. They each talked candidly about self-love and self-esteem as routes to more healthy personal and professional success. Previous guests for the series include Nia Long and Gabrielle Union.

Syracuse Architectural Digest: DC Studio

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
The Dick Clark Wing of Newhouse School

Dick Clark Wing of the Newhouse School

Making the cut

Monday, September 29th, 2014
Earlier today media pioneer Oprah Winfrey (center) leads a ribbon-cuttting at the Newhouse School of Public Communications with (from left) Dean Lorraine Branham, Kari Clark (widow of Dick Clark), Alan Gerry and Chancellor Kent Syverud.

Earlier today media pioneer Oprah Winfrey (center) led a ribbon-cutting at the Newhouse School of Public Communications with Dean Lorraine Branham, Kari Clark (widow of Dick Clark), Alan Gerry (founder of Cablevision) and Chancellor Kent Syverud. Donald Newhouse, who also participated, is not pictured.