Giving Thanks for Black History Month

The following are remarks Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-D) delivered at the 37th annual Black History Month breakfast at Camelot by Martin’s in Upper...

Oppose Inclusion of Postal Reform in Year-End Legislation

As a member of the federal community who served our country for years, I am concerned with an attempt to force current U.S. Postal...

Our Health Care Is on the Ballot in 2018

The American people justifiably look to the President and their elected representatives in Washington to do everything within their power to protect them –...

Without Hip-Hop There is No (Legal) Weed Business

Long before weed became a force for states’ economic booms, the product was a forbidden fruit that many users took a gamble to possess....

Governor Offers HBCUs $100M to Address $2B Problem

In a letter to Maryland Legislative Black Caucus chair Cheryl Glenn, Governor Larry Hogan offered to provide Historically Black Universities $100 million over 10...

LET US SAY #SheToo FOR WOMEN WHO CAN’T

TriceEdney--Since the World Bank is exempt from US laws and courts, women in the World Bank can be sexually harassed and assaulted without any...
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Reporting on African Americans During Times of War

The AFRO is marking Black History Month by highlighting African Americans during times of war. Since its founding in 1892, the AFRO has strived to...

New Medicaid Policy Shift Misguided and Unnecessary

Unable to eliminate the Affordable Care Act in 2017, the Trump administration has embarked on a piecemeal approach to what appears to be an...

Paying Homage to the Black Caregiver

As a little boy, I would ride in the backseat of my mother’s car. There I witnessed her and other women routinely checking in...

From Protest to Empowerment: Americans of Color Making History in 2018

As troubling as the events of the last 14 months have been, the resilience of America’s democratic institutions – and our people – has...

It Is Time to Hold Officials Accountable for Police Brutality

In September 1957, seven members of the Ku Klux Klan abducted Judge Aaron, a Black man living in Birmingham Alabama, before beating, castrating, and...

Black D.C. Should Be Worried About Latest Jobs Report

You may have heard in recent weeks that the economy added jobs and that Black unemployment is down.  But don’t be fooled by rosy...