Community

As Real Estate Developers Rush to Mine D.C.’s Affordable Housing Stock, Some Residents are Left in the Dust

In Washington, D.C., gentrification not only continues to influence the housing market, but the rush to capitalize on the influx of more affluent residents, can also have long-term effects on the health of D.C. residents, young and old. […read more]

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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, W.Va. (Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)
Afro

A President Without a Country

AFRO — The funerals for two towering American icons, The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin and American hero Arizona Sen. John McCain, happened within days of each other. Dignitaries from around the globe paid homage (and RESPECT) to Franklin and McCain. A pantheon of entertainment legends and political luminaries, including former President Bill Clinton, attended Franklin’s funeral in Detroit, while former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama eulogized McCain. […read more]