Category : Northeast

Northeast / Washington DC - 2 weeks ago

Jussie Smollett Breaks Silence After Attack

**FILE** Jussie Smollett speaks at the Children's Defense Fund California's 28th Annual Beat The Odds Awards at Skirball Cultural Center on Dec. 6, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images) “Empire” star Jussie Smoll...

Northeast / Washington DC - 2 weeks ago

Fair Shot February

Fellow Washingtonians, it’s that time of year again: it’s budget season in the District of Columbia – time to put our DC values into action and invest in the programs and initiatives that will keep our city moving forward. Back when I served as the...

Northeast / New York - 2 weeks ago

Tennis Superstar Whitewashed

A Naomi Osaka anime character appeared in a Nissin ad. (Nissin/Getty Images) Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka’s sponsor was forced to apologize Tuesday after an advertisement appeared to show the 21-year-old champion with pale skin. Osaka, who is set...

Northeast / Washington DC - 2 weeks ago

Losing Your Driver’s License to Debt

Today, personal vehicles transport parents to work, take multiple family generations to school, access medical and/or business services, and more. With a car and a driver’s license, consumers gain mobility to go about their daily lives in all of it...

Northeast / Washington DC - 2 weeks ago

The Indomitable Legacy of Jenifer Lewis

By: Aja Chestine  During the past four decades, Jenifer Lewis “The Mother of Black Hollywood” and Black-ish star continues to use her exemplary talent and contagious energy to evolve and evaluate. After over 300 appearances in film and televisio...

Northeast / New York - 2 weeks ago

Sweeping Gun Bills Pass State Legislature

New York lawmakers approved six new gun bills including efforts to ban bump stocks, extend the waiting period for gun buyers who fail instant background checks, and prohibit teachers from arming themselves in schools. The measures coming Six years...