The jailed Russian opposition leader said that he had been injected with unknown medication and accused the authorities of withholding his medical records.
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By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report for America Corps Member, Tmcqueen@afro.com A D.C.-based non-profit organization unveiled 40 affordable new additions to the city’s housing stock on Dec. 13, fulfilling part of a vow to add 700 to 1,000 housing units aimed at alleviating the area’s affordable housing disparity. The organization, So Others Might Eat
By Ellen Glover Where I live, the seasons change fast. We’ve barely put away our jack-o’-lanterns in Kansas City when a cold wind blows in from the prairie, bringing down leaves — and soon after that, ice storms and snow. But no matter how cold it gets, we always look forward to seeing family and
By Grace Yarrow, Capital News Service Sen. Chris Van Hollen, (D-MD), hopes to reform medical debt practices with the introduction of legislation that would curb unfair policies and protect consumers. Van Hollen and co-sponsor Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, announced the bill Nov. 30. The Maryland lawmaker and Murphy first sponsored the legislation in 2020. The
by Jitahadi Imara One of the many attractive aspects of Kwanzaa, the African American holiday celebrated December 26th through January 1st, is its spiritual feature. Although Kwanzaa is not a religious holiday, it nevertheless has a spiritual dimension. One of the many attractive aspects of Kwanzaa, the African American holiday celebrated December 26th through January