A much younger Denise Rolark Barnes with her father, Dr. Calvin Rolark Sr. (WI photo)
D Kevin McNeir

Washington Informer Remains ‘True to its Mission’

When The Washington Informer was founded 53 years ago by Dr. Calvin Rolark he wanted to provide a vehicle for sharing positive news about D.C.’s Black community. And it’s no secret that his daughter, Denise Rolark Barnes, who took over the helm after her father’s death as the publisher, has remained adamant about honoring his legacy and continuing his directive. [read more…]

Black Experience

Omarosa Shocks, Angers With Walkout of ‘Black Press Week’ Breakfast

Omarosa Manigault, President Donald Trump’s director of communications for public liaison, walked out of a recent breakfast meeting hosted by the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) that she had requested to attend, after disputing the accuracy of a story written by this reporter in January. [read more…]