social justice

February 18, 2018 - 6:41pm
The panel was for 'Cuse for Good: Social Justice, a three-part event that explores social justice movements within the country.

Actress Yara Shahidi and rapper Joey Bada$$ were part of a panel that discussed the power of education, the role of youth and other topics at Syracuse University on Saturday. The panel was the first piece of a three-part event, ‘Cuse for Good: Social Justice, that has been marked as a day of conversation and celebration by the organizers.

February 18, 2018 - 3:29pm
The concert was part of ‘Cuse for Good: Social Justice, an event that aimed to bring social justice discussions to campus.

At 23 years old, Joey Bada$$ performed Saturday night at Syracuse University with a swagger and skills beyond his years. From the moment he stepped on stage he created an energy with the crowd in Goldstein Auditorium that lasted throughout the entire performance.

September 24, 2012 - 10:10am
Just a mile off campus, Westcott Street came alive on Sunday as the neighborhood's annual cultural fair ushered in artists, performers, restaurants and visitors from the surrounding area.

The 21st annual Westcott Street Cultural Fair awakened the surrounding neighborhood on Sunday, welcoming thousands of people of various ages and ethnicities to celebrate Westcott's diversity. 

The fair is a volunteer-driven effort organized by the Westcott Area Cultural Coalition, and the planning, “never stops,” Sharon Sherman, chair and treasurer of WACC, said. “It’s to celebrate this neighborhood,” she said. “I just like to see people happy, and with the fair, you see people from different walks of life coming together that I wouldn’t expect.”