Category : Washington DC

Northeast / Washington DC - 3 weeks ago

Norton, BLM’s Garza Honored by NNPA

D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, a staple of the civil rights movement, and Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza, who has helped define the millennial generation, received top honors during the recent National Newspaper Publishers Association...

Northeast / Washington DC - 3 weeks ago

RIDING THE WAVE TO AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE

By Dr. T. Lamb A gigantic tsunami is rushing over healthcare consumers.  Many feel they are drowning in a sea of healthcare options without a boat or life preserver.  Many employees are paying premiums for major-medical, they never get to use....

Northeast / Washington DC - 3 weeks ago

DMV’s Hurd to Defend Titles in Fairfax, Va.

Undefeated and unified 154-pound champion “Swift” Jarrett Hurd of Accokeek, Md., will defend his WBA/IBF/IBO championships against contender Julian “J-Rock” Williams of Philadelphia on Saturday, May 11 at George Mason University’s Eagle Bank Arena...

Northeast / Washington DC - 3 weeks ago

Jordan Peele Brings ‘Us’ to Howard U.

From the moment the trailer for “Us” premiered Christmas Day, featuring Winston Duke in a Howard University sweatshirt, many were ecstatic that a historically Black institution was so prominently featured in a major studio release. Fast-forward to...

Northeast / Washington DC - 3 weeks ago

Police Officers Seek Help from Md. Lawmakers

ANNAPOLIS — Four former and current Prince George’s County police officers are requesting state lawmakers draft legislation for stronger police reforms through transparency and accountability. Those officers — Joe Perez, Sonya L. Zollicoffer, Micha...

Northeast / Washington DC - 4 weeks ago

Female Icons Talk Success on Capitol Hill

D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) recently hosted a forum that featured four of the leading Black women in the city. Former Democratic National Committee interim chairman Donna Brazile, former D.C. first lady Cora Masters Barry, Ben’s Chili Bowl...