By Khira Moore, AFRO Intern Legislators struggle to find a solution as crime rates continue to rise in the District. There have been 134 reported homicides over the past seven months, a 17 percent increase from 2022. “This change responds to serious problem of revolving door in which too many people commit serious crimes are
By Black Health Matters Talking to your partner about your depression can be intimidating because you have no control over how another person will respond. Will your partner regard you with disdain, judge you or perhaps end the relationship? No matter how you think your partner will react, if you are experiencing depressive symptoms, you
By GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer Bronny James, the oldest son of NBA superstar LeBron James, was hospitalized in stable condition on Tuesday, a day after going into cardiac arrest while participating in a practice at the University of Southern California, a family spokesman said. The spokesman said medical staff treated the 18-year-old James on site
Jaylen Brown, Celtics agree to 5-year supermax deal worth up to $304 million, biggest in NBA history
By KYLE HIGHTOWER, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have answered their most pressing question of the offseason. Jaylen Brown will be part of the franchise for the foreseeable future. The Celtics’ wing has agreed to terms on a five-year supermax contract extension that will pay him up to $304 million, his
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, email@example.com And Khira Moore, AFRO Intern July 25 marked day two of deliberations for the case of the State vs. Tavon Scott Jr., the 16-year old former squeegee worker charged with the July 2022 murder of Timothy Reynolds, a 48-year old man. Over the past two days the jury
Biden Pays Tribute to Emmett Till; Acknowledges the Vital Role of the Black Press in the Civil Rights Movement
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia Recognizing the country’s painful racial history and honoring the legacy of Emmett Till, President Joe Biden signed a proclamation on Tuesday designating a national monument spanning two states to memorialize Emmett Till and his mother, Mamie Till-Bradley. A distinguished audience included Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis
By MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Opening a new front in legal battles over college admissions, the U.S. Department of Education has launched a civil rights investigation into Harvard University’s policies on legacy admissions. Top colleges’ preferential treatment of children of alumni, who are often white, has faced mounting scrutiny since the Supreme Court
Russia seeks more troops.
Along the vast 600-mile frontline, Russia is mostly playing defense. In the northeast, it is once again mounting fierce offensive operations.
British conservatives kept a seat in a recent election by opposing an ultralow emissions zone, and some are now questioning ambitious emissions-reduction targets.