Black Experience
    December 7, 2018

    The Growing and Disproportionate Imprisonment of Black Women in America

    If current incarceration trends continue, one in 18 Black women will be imprisoned at some point in their lifetime.
    AfricaNow
    December 5, 2018

    Mnangagwa Puts Stamp on New Parliament

    Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa officially launched the construction of the new 650-seat Parliament Building in Mt. Hampden, nearly 20 kilometers…
    Black Experience
    December 5, 2018

    OneUnited Bank Unveils ‘Take A Knee’ Campaign

    In an unprecedented move, OneUnited Bank, the largest Black-owned bank in the U.S., has unveiled the "Take A Knee" campaign…
    Books
    December 5, 2018

    BOOK REVIEW: ‘Thanks a Thousand: A Gratitude Journey’ by A.J. Jacobs

    Ever have one of those days where everything goes off-kilter?
    Black Experience
    December 5, 2018

    Frank Scott Jr. Elected as 1st Black Mayor of Little Rock, Ark.

    A former highway commissioner turned banking executive has won a runoff election for mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas.
    Books
    November 30, 2018

    Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Tops 2018 Best-Seller List

    The hardcover edition of former first lady Michelle Obama's "Becoming" has sold more copies than any other book in the…
      December 10, 2018

      Republicans Try to Strip Ex-Felons of Right to Vote Before They Even Have It

      Republicans in Florida are trying to obstruct official government business by attempting to undermine the implementations of restoring voting rights…
      December 10, 2018

      New Film Honors the Life of Harriet Tubman

      A film slated for a 2019 release will highlight the life of Tubman, who was born into slavery.
      December 7, 2018

      The Growing and Disproportionate Imprisonment of Black Women in America

      If current incarceration trends continue, one in 18 Black women will be imprisoned at some point in their lifetime.
      December 7, 2018

      Indictments, Trials Finally Come in Police Shootings of Blacks, Minorities

      Recent indictments and convictions suggest a swinging pendulum and at least some cracks in the “Blue Wall” that all too…
      December 5, 2018

      D.C. Council Approves Sports Betting on Bill’s First Read

      The District took a giant step forward, moving closer to joining eight states that have already legalized sports betting with…
      December 5, 2018

      Bowser Chooses Ferebee as DCPS Chief

      After months of community forums and private deliberation, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Our Schools Leadership Committee have chosen…
      December 5, 2018

      Alsobrooks Sworn in, Offers Optimism for Prince George’s

      Angela Alsobrooks was sworn in Monday as Prince George's County executive at Show Place Arena, becoming the first woman ever…
      December 5, 2018

      Bowser’s Stroll Reveals Anacostia in Transition

      D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, along with 40 members of her executive team and community leaders, recently took a stroll through…
      December 5, 2018

      D.C. Council Postpones East End Hospital Vote

      The D.C. Council postponed the vote on building a new hospital on the campus of St. Elizabeths East until the…
      December 5, 2018

      Brightwood Community Expresses Safety Concerns

      In the aftermath of a homicide last month, members of the Brightwood community have implored neighbors and police officers to…

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