Resident physicians at Children’s National Hospital say more resources needed to cope with patient surge

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, Doctors in residence and fellows at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C. are in the midst of a critical negotiation with their employer.  The doctors, represented by the Committee of Interns and Residents, recently held a Unity Break to call attention to their


Community leaders and JHU students reflect on the midterm election results

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report for America Corps Member, Former Sen. Barbara Mikulski recently joined forces with Stephanie Young, executive director of the nonpartisan organization, When We All Vote, a non-profit organization, to discuss the results of the 2022 midterm election with students from Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and community members.  The


Smithsonian African American Museum to honor Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther costume in new exhibit

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia A new exhibition debuting next spring at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will celebrate Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther hero costume. “Afrofuturism: A History of Black Futures,” opens on March 24, 2023, and features the late actor’s iconic gear. Black


CBS Sports Broadcasters Apologize After Mocking Black/Native American Basketball Player | WATCH

*CBS Sports broadcasters Chris Walker and Chick Hernandez have found themselves in a hot soup following their out-of-place remarks on November 21 during their coverage of Wichita State’s win over Grand Canyon University. The two openly mocked Isaiah Poor Bear-Chandler, a Wichita State basketball player who also happens to be a Native American. They couldn’t