AfricaNow
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    AFRICA/CARIBBEAN NOW: Miriam Makeba Remembered 10 Years Later

    Ten years after music legend Miriam Makeba's death, family and friends are fondly remembering her lasting legacy.
    Business
    November 14, 2018

    Female Entrepreneurs Get Tools to Grow Businesses

    Nearly 100 women braved torrential rain, parking issues and construction work to attend the recent inaugural HERImpactDC summit at Georgetown…
    Books
    November 14, 2018

    BOOK REVIEW: ‘Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land’ by Leah Penniman, Foreword by Karen Washington

    Although it's a little pricey as paperbacks go, "Farming While Black" is absolutely one of those books where you get…
    William J. Ford
    November 14, 2018

    Amazon Chooses Northern Va., NYC for 2nd HQ

    Amazon will split its second headquarters between New York City and Northern Virginia, the online retail giant announced Tuesday.
    Black Experience
    November 12, 2018

    NAACP Calls Mississippi Candidate’s Hanging Comment ‘Sick’

    The NAACP has blasted Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who is under fire for a joke she made about being invited…
    Black Experience
    November 12, 2018

    Does Racism Have an Impact on Health?

    Racism in the health care system continues to confound but a few researchers are taking a historic look and holistic…
      November 14, 2018

      Shaw Residents Rail Against Banneker Relocation

      The Bowser administration and DCPS propose relocating Benjamin Banneker Academic High School to the site of the former Shaw Junior…
      November 14, 2018

      Abrams, Gillum Still Alive in Epic Races

      Just days after the still-undecided elections involving Florida's gubernatorial and Senate races, President Donald Trump — as usual — tried…
      November 14, 2018

      D.C. Veterans Form a Unique Family in SE

      The late H.R. Crawford, former Ward 7 D.C. Council member and former assistant secretary of HUD was a disabled veteran.…
      November 14, 2018

      Black Organizers, Students Make Sense of Midterm Elections

      For Black politicos in the throes of voter mobilization efforts across the nation, what transpired on Election Night determined the…
      November 14, 2018

      Alsobrooks Talks Goals for Arts as County Executive

      In her first public appearance since last week's win in the general election, Prince George's County Executive-elect Angela Alsobrooks said…
      November 14, 2018

      D.C. Youths’ PSA Addresses Gun Violence

      As public officials, activists and residents scramble to address the scourge of gun violence in the District, a group of…
      November 14, 2018

      Md. DNC Chair Optimistic Amid Losses

      Several days after Maryland voters chose to re-elect Republican Gov. Larry Hogan for a second four-year term, the state's Democratic…
      November 14, 2018

      Amazon Chooses Northern Va., NYC for 2nd HQ

      Amazon will split its second headquarters between New York City and Northern Virginia, the online retail giant announced Tuesday.
      November 14, 2018

      Marian Wright Edelman Steps Down as President of Children’s Defense Fund

      Marian Wright Edelman, a lifelong advocate for children, the poor and civil rights, will transition from president of the Children's…
      November 13, 2018

      Memories of Jonestown Massacre Still Haunting During 40th Anniversary Memorial

      The church building at 1859 Geary Street in San Francisco was in its earlier days festive, vibrant and joyous. Like…

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