“Millienniel Vote” and “Young Voters Prepare for Election”

November 4, 2016

Below are links to two very important stories for the presidential election — young voters.  Like women, they will be a determining factor.  If they come out in record numbers as they did for Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton should win.  If they don’t, Donald Trump has a good shot at being the nation’s next president…. [Read More]

D.C., Nation Head to Polls Early

November 4, 2016

D.C., Nation Head to Polls Early   VOTE: Holly Gerberich, owner of a Washington advertising agency, jetted into the voting booths early at Malcolm X Elementary School in southeast Washington.  Gerberich, founder of Gerberich Growth Strategies, wanted to make sure she cast her vote and wasn’t going to let anything get in the way.  “I came… [Read More]

Racial Climate at the U.S. Naval Academy

October 28, 2016 Racial climate at the Naval Academy Everyday the men and women of the American armed forces risk their lives to fight for our freedoms.

Young person’s reflections on her first visit to the Smithsonian National African American Museum of History

October 28, 2016

AAMUSEUM — Deja Lakin, 21, of Woodbridge, Md., reflects of her first trip to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.  It brought to life, she says, the stories that her grandparents told her when she was growing up.  DEJA LAKIN 580 words w/Art A Walk Through My History The… [Read More]

No Limit Records; A Family of Entrepreneurs

October 21, 2016

A Conversation with Hip Hop Impresarios By Montrose Waite, Howard University News Service Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images: Romeo Miller, second from left, and his father, Master P, far right, helped kick off the second season of “Growing Up Hip Hop” and talked about the challenges of creating, maintaining and growing a entertainment company. WASHINGTON, D.C. –… [Read More]

Black Churches Being Pushed Out of Nation’s Capital

October 21, 2016

CHURCHES — Long-standing African-American churches are disappearing from the nation’s capital one at a time, like victims in an Agatha Christie murder mystery, the culprit – residential only parking.  As the city’s new, mostly white residents push for special neighborhood parking, they are inadvertently forcing churches out of the District of Columbia, city officials and church… [Read More]

100 White Dresses hosts completion ceremony

October 21, 2016

On Sunday, October 9, 2016, 100 White Dresses held its completion ceremony at Destiny Plaza, 7220 N. 76th St. Twelve girls completed and were honored out of 110 participants. The organization’s founder, Regina Slocum-Mabra, was acknowledged by State Senator Lena Taylor for her work with the young women of our community. Keynoter Medical College of… [Read More]

North Division Alumni Association meets with Student Executive Board

October 21, 2016

The North Division Alumni Association met with the North Division Student Executive Board on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. The members of the Alumni Association met with this year’s student leaders in order to get a better understanding of how they best can assist the student body this year. Attendance the meeting were North Division Alumni Association members and Student Executive Board… [Read More]

The Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative hosts 11th Annual Fatherhood Summit

October 14, 2016

On October 7 and October 8, 2016 Mayor Tom Barrett presented The Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiatives’ “11th Annual Fatherhood Summit.” The two-day event was held at Greater New Birth Church, 8237 W. Silver Spring Drive. This year’s theme was “Planting Seeds to Grow Stronger Fathers and Families,” and reflected the efforts of the Fatherhood Initiative to… [Read More]

School Gets New Name after Media Mogul Donates $4 Million to Howard University

October 14, 2016

School Gets New Name after Media Mogul Donates $4 Million to Howard University Howard University’s School of Communications, which has produced more black journalists than any school in the nation, will be renamed the Cathy Hughes School of Communications after receiving $4 million from the former faculty member and one of the most successful women in the… [Read More]