Maryland AG overrules racially discriminatory opinions

By The Associated Press Maryland’s attorney general announced Nov. 21 that he has overruled opinions that upheld or applied unconstitutional racially discriminatory laws. In an opinion addressed to General Assembly leaders, Attorney General Brian Frosh formally overruled the opinions, saying that while changes in the law may have made them unenforceable, “we recognize that the


PRESS ROOM: Howard University hosts Congress members for Glory: Conversations on the CROWN Act

By BlackPR Wire (Black PR Wire) WASHINGTON – Howard University welcomed members of Congress recently to engage with students about the C.R.O.W.N. Act (Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair). The act is a law that prohibits race-based hair discrimination, which is the denial of employment and educational opportunities because of hair texture or protective hairstyles including braids, dreadlocks, twists, or


Howard University Law School hosts a missing Black women panel honoring Tamika Huston

By Alana Matthew, Howard University News Service Experts from all over the country recently assembled at Howard University for a panel and frank discussion about missing Black women and the lack of media coverage.  Actress Ericka Alexander moderated the panel, which included Tiffany Cross, former host of MSNBC’s “Cross Connection,” Derrica and Natalie Wilson, founders