All articles by Ken Jackson

The Racist Trump Card

Does The Donald really represent the local GOP?

Money goes to money, they say, and county Republicans wanted to see if it’s true. On March 11, the Onondaga County Republican Party hosted a fundraiser headlined by the tycoon Donald Trump. It cost $100 per person to attend. Pony up an additional $500, and you could have your photo taken with “The Donald.”



Black History Month?

African-Americans remain invisible in Central New York.

Editor’s note: Voices is a weekly column that provides a platform for Central New Yorkers to comment about the issues of the day. If you’d like to submit a column, email Larry Dietrich at ldietrich@syracusenewtimes.com.



Citizens Alert

Neighborhood residents speaking out is a better solution than the lip service from so-called progressive politicians.

Editor’s note: Voices is a weekly column that provides a platform for Central New Yorkers to comment about the issues of the day. If you’d like to submit a column, email Larry Dietrich at ldietrich@syracusenewtimes.com.



Church Chat

Keeping the faith isn’t easy when churches fail their flock

Editor’s note: Voices is a weekly column that provides a platform for Central New Yorkers to comment about the issues of the day. If you’d like to submit a column, email Larry Dietrich at ldietrich@syracusenewtimes.com.



A Tale of Two Cities

Syracuse focuses on decorative measures such as new curbs instead of addressing issues of poverty and despair

Editor’s note: Voices is a weekly column that provides a platform for Central New Yorkers to comment about the issues of the day. If you’d like to submit a column, email Larry Dietrich at ldietrich@syracusenewtimes.com.