An emotional Jessica Ann Mitchell (right) is comforted by Dr. Stephanie E. Myers as she recalls the night of her brother's fatal carjacking during the 2015 Summit on Nonviolence at Metropolitan AME Church in Northwest D.C. on Oct. 17. "He was only 23 at the time of his death,” Mitchell said. PHOTO BY TRAVIS RIDDICK

Nonviolence Summit in D.C. Provides Support for Victims

Almost 30 years later, Arthur Ward, 62, of Northeast still reels from the pain of the unsolved murders of his son and daughter. However, he finds solace in advocating for victims – something he did during the recent observance of nonviolence week here in the District. Black Women for Positive Change kicked off their national week of nonviolence on Saturday, Oct. 17 at Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in Northwest.
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Prince George County Democrats are displeased with the tone of 2016 presidential election.

Prince George’s Dems Pleased at Substance, Tone of Presidential Debate

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…]


D.C. Kicks Off Non-Violence Awareness EventsPartnership Forged with Local, National Leaders

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…]