Entertainment, Uncategorized

Spotlight ‘Chicago’: Ember Tate

Gabrielle Jackson NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. -The opening of Chicago at Niagara University(NU) has passed, but the anticipation has not died down. While the show highlights the story of several women accused of homicides during the 1920's, it commands the attention of the audience with it's story arch and risqué visuals. Ember Tate, a supporting lead… Continue reading Spotlight ‘Chicago’: Ember Tate

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Big time artists seeking WNY

By Corey Nash and Gabrielle Jackson NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NY.- Buffalo is offering a number of shows and concerts in the coming months as well as the rest of year. The KeyBank Center in downtown Buffalo, Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Artpark, and New Era Field will be the venues for a list of performers. Celebrities… Continue reading Big time artists seeking WNY

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‘Black Panther’ shows the internal battle between Africans and African-Americans

By Gabrielle Jackson #WakandaForever I'm not saying this lightly.  Black Panther was indeed one of the best Marvel movies to date, and not simply due to it's beautiful setting and design, but to the knowledge it spread about the internal conflicts of the Black Community.  If you have not seen the film, do not scroll… Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ shows the internal battle between Africans and African-Americans

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Ruby Bridges sits with the Niagara Wire

Before an electric speech, Ruby Bridges discusses her past and what she hopes for the future By Gabrielle Jackson NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - In November of 1960, a young girl became the first Black child to desegregate an all-white elementary school. She was escorted by four federal marshals at the request of the President, and… Continue reading Ruby Bridges sits with the Niagara Wire

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Niagara Wire receives letter from KKK

Ferrah Staley and Gabrielle Jackson Our country has a long history of slavery, racism, domestic terrorism, and division. Each one has affected Black Americans for many generations emotionally, physically, and psychologically. What most people are afraid to face is that these acts and perspectives are still alive and well today. It is so prominent that… Continue reading Niagara Wire receives letter from KKK

Editorials, Opinions

The King legacy and a new state of activism

Gabrielle Jackson  Dr. Bernice King, the daughter of the great Martin Luther King Jr., gave a thought provoking speech at Niagara University, instilling the principle 'King' legacy, wisdom, and grace.  This is not a name that is being carried with the weight of her father, her lifetime achievements has established her as a great in her own… Continue reading The King legacy and a new state of activism