D.C. Mayor Bowser invests $16.4 million into out-of-school programs offered by nonprofit orgs

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report For America Corps Member, tmcqueen@afro.com D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that $16.4 million will be spread amongst 113 nonprofit organizations to expand opportunities beyond what schools offer.  Approximately 15,000 school children will benefit from this increase. The investment comes from a fund that aims to connect students with


Another Scandal Has Engulfed Buckingham Palace – Does the British Monarchy Have A Racism Problem? | VIDEO

*(CNN) — Britain’s royal hierarchy has changed dramatically in the past several weeks after King Charles III became the country’s first new monarch for seven decades and several of his relatives stepped into new roles. But there is a troubling familiarity to the first major crisis to grip the newly reorganized institution. The royals are


Justice for Shanquella Robinson

by ARIAMA C. LONG Report for America Corps Member / Amsterdam News Staff The murky circumstances surrounding the death of 25-year-old Shanquella Robinson, a Black woman from North Carolina who died on a trip to Mexico with her six “friends” back in October, has not only spurred an international investigation but a fierce debate in