Maj. Gen. Janeen Birckhead, sole Black female National Guard leader, selected as top military advisor to country’s only Black Governor Wes Moore

Governor Wes Moore has selected a Black woman to be the leader he relies on during a crisis, the tenacious Maj. Gen. Janeen Birckhead. (Right) General Jonnie E. Wilson, U.S. Army Retired, was in attendance for the memorable day with the Honorable William J. Walker. (Photos courtesy Maryland National Guard Public Affairs) By Colonel (Ret.)


BLACKBONE Project: providing D.C. Black women founders with capital access, mental health resources and brick-and-mortar incubator

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, After winning JPMorgan Chase’s Annual Challenge, the Congress Heights Community Training and Development Center (CHCTDC)  has received a $3 million philanthropic investment to help the project get started.  Earlier this year, CHCTDC created the BLACKBONE Project, an initiative to help D.C. based Black women founders grow and scale

Supreme Court upholds Voting Rights Act in Alabama redistricting case – NPR

Supreme Court upholds Voting Rights Act in Alabama redistricting case  NPR #SupremeCourt upholds Voting Rights Act in #Alabama  MSNBC Supreme Court’s Alabama voting map ruling offers hope to North Carolina | Opinion  Raleigh News & Observer Supreme Court win on voting rights may not help Texas (Editorial)  Houston Chronicle Opinion: The Supreme Court didn’t further eviscerate voting rights  Los Angeles

Donald Trump indicted in classified documents probe, sources say – CNN

Donald Trump indicted in classified documents probe, sources say  CNN What is the Trump Mar-a-Lago case about and why is it significant?  The Guardian US Trump charged over classified documents in 1st federal indictment of an ex-president  Yahoo News Trump Lawyer Says He’s Indicted Over Mar-a-Lago Classified Documents  Bloomberg BREAKING: Trump indicted in classified documents probe  MSNBC View Full Coverage