LARGO, Md. — After watching the first Democratic presidential debate, the consensus among members of the Prince George’s County Young Democrats and the Maryland Democratic Party Tuesday night was that Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders dominated the night’s discussion, and even though former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley was able to make a few good points, he and former Sens. Jim Webb and Lincoln Chaffee were significantly overshadowed. [read more…]
Black Women for Positive Change (BW4PC), led by co-chairs Stephanie E. Myers and Del. Daun S. Hester (D-Virginia), along with Benjamin L. Crump, president of the National Bar Association, assembled on the steps of the John A. Wilson Building in Northwest on Friday, Oct. 9, to kick off events related to the 2015 National Week of Non-Violence [read more…]
Reports of the demise of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies have been greatly exaggerated. Well, not exactly. But, the Northwest D.C.-based think tank for African-American elected officials is back, and according to the organization’s president, it’s as vibrant as ever.
With city officials poised to demolish a makeshift homeless community of tents and with the imminent destruction a huge homeless shelter in Southeast Washington, the Covenant House International’s annual “Sleep Out” demonstration and fundraiser took on a more poignant significance. [read more…]