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

Disney+ Celebrates Black Girl Magic with NextGen SHEROES

*Disney+ has released their newest holiday film “Disenchanted,” the sequel to “Enchanted,” which stars actresses and comedians Maya Rudolph and Yvette Nicole Brown joining the star-studded cast Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, and more. In celebration of the 15th Anniversary since “Enchanted” was released in theaters, the cast of “Disenchanted” recognized 7 young Black female change makers who