District of Columbia

Mayoral Candidates Debate Issues Confronting D.C.

With less than 50 days until Washington selects its next mayor, four candidates tackled education, crime and their overall plans for the next four years if elected. They challenged each other during a virtual debate on Monday sponsored by the District’s Office of Campaign Finance.

Senate Confirms Judge Kentaji Brown Jackson to Powerful DC Appellate Court

The U.S. Senate on Monday, June 14, confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. President Joe Biden nominated Judge Jackson to fill one of the vacancies on the District appellate court, considered one of the most powerful courts in the natio

Black-owned Greeting Card Brand, Culture Greetings, Now Offers In-Store Pickup at Walgreens

“The launching of this new partnership and integration reflects a significant first for the Walgreens API team,” said Andrew Schweinfurth, Manager, Walgreens Developer Relations. “As we welcome Culture Greetings and founder Dr. Dionne Mahaffey, we acknowledge that she is the first African American female founder to join the platform.”

Prayers and Petitions Call for Payday Rule Enactment Clergy Pray in Protest at Trump Doral While 130-Member Coalition Petitions CFPB

Every year the payday lending industry convenes in an effort to further expand and preserve the combined $8 billion-dollars in fees generated each year by consumers caught in that and car-title loans. This year, 2019, also marks the second consecutive year, that the organization representing sellers of these debt-trap loans, the Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA), has held its event at the Trump National Doral resort in Miami.

Congresswoman Norton Fighting for Black Press in New Congress  

“I’m born and raised in this segregated city without any Home Rule rights and no equal rights when the city was segregated,” Norton said. “I’m a third generation Washingtonian and I’m the great, great granddaughter of a runaway slave, so motivation is built into my DNA.”