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Lakeyshia Cunningham hasn’t had a day off in 3 years

Lakeyshia Cunningham has been working in the cafeteria at Maynard Jackson High School for 18 years. She didn’t set out to provide school meals to students and certainly not for this long, but they were hiring when she needed a

Ben Crump, Sherrilyn Ifill top Black Lawyers of Decade list

Leading civil rights attorney Ben Crump is ranked No. 1 on Lawyers of Color’s list of the 10 Most Influential Black Lawyers of the Decade. In ranking the attorneys, Lawyers of Color considered each individual’s media reach, legal pipeline influence,

Seanne Murray’s 1st film has big names attached

After writing the script for Chicago 1919, Seanne Murray is set to produce the project under Seanne N. Murray Enterprises, LLC in partnership with Global Genesis Group, which has worldwide distribution rights. The indie drama is inspired by the race

Lawyers of Color names best corporate attorneys

The best Black attorneys practicing in white-shoe law firms and large companies have been identified by the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit Lawyers of Color. The inaugural “Nation’s Best” list — presented by Major, Lindsey & Africa with the support of the

Black lawyer crisis: Major law firms have no Black attorneys

Lawyers of Color just published the Black Student’s Guide to Law Schools & Firms, the first-ever comprehensive listing of Black attorney percentages at nearly 400 law firms, including the nation’s largest firms. The research revealed that while nearly 40 law

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. reflects on activism this Founders Day

This Founders Day, members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. are reflecting on the organization’s roots in social activism. On Jan. 13, 1913, 22 African American undergraduates at Howard University founded Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Their first public act was to march in

Joi-Marie McKenzie pens ‘The Engagement Game’

Joi-Marie McKenzie’s buzzed about The Engagement Game is finally out. Her memoir, which was featured in People and Essence magazines, details the bumpy road to getting engaged. We had some questions for the author.Can you share what inspired you to

This homecoming, Howard University is once again on the come up

“Ain’t no telling where I may be/ May see me in D.C.” – Notorious B.I.G   This weekend I’ll make the pilgrimage to Howard University’s homecoming. Located in Washington, D.C., “The Mecca,” which National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote

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