Category : Washington DC

Northeast / Washington DC - 4 days ago

Five Minutes Before the Klan Shows Up

By Dr. Kaye Whitehead As someone who grew up in Jim Crow South Carolina, my father likes to call himself a survivor. He looked White supremacy and racial hatred in the eye, and though he has not won, he wants to note that he has not lost, not yet. Wh...

Northeast / Washington DC - 5 days ago

OP-ED: Moving Forward with Police Reform

By Leonard Hamm, Richard Hite Jr., Wendell France, Henry Martin and Barry W. Powell Police departments across the country are caught up in the public outcry for police reform. Demonstrations have taken place in major cities, not only in the United St...

Northeast / Washington DC - 1 week ago

Letter To The Editor: RETIRE THE REDSKINS”

By Jake Pickering The Washington Redskins National Football League franchise is a disgrace!  In the year 2020, Washington team owner Daniel Snyder cannot possibly continue to rationalize keeping his ridiculously racist team name in the face of widesp...

Northeast / Washington DC - 1 week ago

Redefining Disney’s Black Princesses

By Blacknews.com  Stunning photos of young Black girls dressed as Disney princesses have gone viral after being shared on social media. CreativeSoul, a Black-owned Atlanta-based photography studio, has teamed up with hairstylist LaChanda Gatson (@LaC...