Artist Lindsey Brittain Collins will receive the Emerging Leader Award presented by Arena Stage on May 21. (Courtesy Photo)
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AFRO Exclusive: Area Artist Highlights Black Georgetown, Receives Award from Arena Stage

THE AFRO — An area artist, Lindsey Brittain Collins, has dedicated much of her career to examining topics of economic and social issues through art and is now being honored as an “Emerging Leader,” by Arena Stage at their annual gala. […read more]

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U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris speaks at L.A.'s Families Belong Together March in June 2018. (Photo by: Luke Harold | Wiki Commons)
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Kamala Harris wants federal ban on Death Row executions

DEFENDER NEWS NETWORK — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris says there should be a federal moratorium on executions. The senator from California discussed the matter on National Public Radio on Thursday, a day after Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom of California granted reprieves to 737 death row inmates and signed an executive order placing a moratorium on executions. […read more]