Category : Washington DC

Northeast / Washington DC - 2 months ago

CBCF Preps for 48th Legislative Conference

Two senators — Cory Booker of New Jersey and Kamala Harris of California — will serve as honorary co-chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Inc.’s 48th Annual Legislative Conference scheduled Sept. 12-16 at the Walter E. Washington Con...

Northeast / Washington DC - 2 months ago

Rising Costs Forcing Many Seniors to the Edge

Second of two parts. Millions of Americans have big plans for Sunday, Sept. 9 when we honor the countless good deeds and unselfish service that grandparents provide day in and day out during National Grandparents Day — an annual observance that beg...

Northeast / Washington DC - 2 months ago

Black Churches Go After Wells Fargo, Hilton

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, has launched a nationwide boycott against Wells Fargo and the Hilton Hotel corporation for dis...

Northeast / Washington DC - 2 months ago

Prince George’s Launches Job Programs

As Prince George’s County officials tout the majority-Black jurisdiction as Maryland’s top producer of job growth over the past two years, a county program seeks to reach even more residents. Employ Prince George’s, a quasi-governmental agency, rec...